Date: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019
North Carolina State got 23 points from Markell Johnson as they ran past Clemson 59-58 on Wednesday at Spectrum Center.
Bettors who backed North Carolina State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +2.5 at sportsbooks.
Derek Funderburk had 8 points for North Carolina State and Torin Dorn chipped in with 8 points. Markell Johnson had 4 assists for them, while Torin Dorn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Clemson got a 16-point performance from Marcquise Reed, who was supported by 11 points from Aamir Simms. Marcquise Reed had 6 assists in a losing cause for Clemson, while Marcquise Reed grabbed 10 rebounds.
North Carolina State trailed at halftime, 42-27.
Clemson had a 37-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.