|Four Factors||NC State
|Off Reb Rate||24.0||34.1|
-- New Orleans had 14 shots blocked (Vandenberg got three of them in seven minutes) and shot just 36.2% inside the arc, Richard Howell made his debut,Tracy Smith was back in typical form, and C.J. Williams finally got himself going offensively.
-- Javi is averaging nearly nine assists per 40 minutes and has an assist percentage of 48.1, which ranks 4th nationally here in the early going.
-- This is the fourth time State has forced an opponent to turn the ball over 20+ percent of the time. The number of times State did that last season: four.