Virginia 59, N.C. State 47
Mike Scott scored 15 points and Virginia held North Carolina
State scoreless for more than 7 minutes on the way to a 59-47
victory Wednesday night.
Virginia (14-6, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) regained a share
of first place in the conference with No. 10 Duke, and completed a
season sweep of the series with the Wolfpack.
North Carolina State (14-9, 2-6) led 28-25 at halftime, but
managed just 19 points in the second half, none during a stretch
when Virginia turned a 32-29 deficit into a 40-32 lead.
Richard Howell led N.C. State with 14 points and Tracy Smith had
Mustapha Farrakhan added 11 points and Jerome Meyinsse 10 for
Virginia, while Sylven Landesberg failed to score in double figures
for the first time this season, finishing with seven. But
Landesberg, who shot 2-for-10, did contribute a career-high nine