NOTES: Warren Stays Hot

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Here are some postgame notes from NC State's 81-71 loss to Miami in the 2013 ACC Tournament semifinals.

  • N.C. State suffered just its fourth double-figure loss of the season, in the 81-71 loss to Miami in Saturday's semifinal game.

    The Pack's worst loss of the season was a 20-point loss to Oklahoma before Christmas. N.C. State also lost by 13 at Duke and by 11 at UNC.

  • Senior Scott Wood continued to close out his college career in a blaze of 3-point glory. Wood, who hit seven 3-pointers in Friday's quarterfinals, added six more 3-pointers in Saturday's semifinals.

  • During the game, he passed former Wake Forest star (and ACC Tournament MVP) Randolph Childress for fifth place on the ACC's career 3-point list.

  • Wood now has 332 3-pointers in his career, three more than Childress. Next on the list is Duke's Trajan Langdon – honored as an ACC legend Saturday – who finished his career with 342 3-pointers.

  • Richard Howell led N.C. State with 11 rebounds – the 21st time in 34 games that the ACC rebounding leader has topped double figures on the boards.

    Howell finished with eight points to miss another double-double.

  • T.J. Warren finished the ACC regular season with the ACC's best field goal percentage – at 62 percent. The freshman forward continued his accurate shooting in the ACC Tournament.

    He hit 6-of-8 shots against Miami, giving him 21 of 28 – 75.0 percent – for the three tournament games.

  • N.C. State's seniors lost for the third time in nine games in the Greensboro Coliseum over the last four years.

  • Lorenzo Brown didn't have a good shooting game against the Hurricanes, but he did dish out eight assists. raising his career total to 580. He still needs 18 assists to tie former Virginia standout (and coach) Jeff Jones for 25th place on the ACC's career assist list.

  • N.C. State was down at the half for the ninth time this season, trailing Miami 41-29 at the break.

    N.C. State had come from behind to win in four of their first eight games that they were down at the break.


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