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NC State beats Syracuse on the road, 74-70

The win moves the Wolfpack into a three-way tie for 6th in the ACC

NCAA Basketball: North Carolina State at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

NC State went on the road and won a huge contest at Syracuse, 74-70. In a back-and-forth game, State came up with some big shots - especially from deep - to pull this one out.

Sam Hunt (14 pts), Markell Johnson (16 pts, 5 ast, 5 reb), and Al Freeman (17 pts, 5 ast) knocked down some clutch shots down the stretch for State. The win puts the Wolfpack back above the .500 mark in ACC play (7-6) heading into a Saturday match-up with Wake Forest in Winston-Salem.

This is a very short recap (sorry), but here’s video of the game winner from Markell Johnson:

Yes. Yes, that’s nice.

Road win against a top-50 RPI team. I suppose that’s good.