Balanced scoring leads N.C. State past Clemson 60-54

Balanced scoring leads N.C. State past Clemson 60-54
NC State basketball (Source: Wimberly, Nate)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Markell Johnson had 13 points and five assists to lead balanced North Carolina State to a 60-54 victory over Clemson.

The Wolfpack ended Clemson’s three-game win streak, which began with a home victory over N.C. State on Jan. 4.

N.C. State shot 50% in the first half to take a double-digit halftime lead, and Clemson couldn’t overcome shooting struggles from the field and the free-throw line.

Aamir Simms led the Tigers with 18 points.

Devon Daniels and D.J. Funderburk had 13 points each for the Wolfpack (13-5, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), and C.J. Bryce added 11.

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