|C.J. WILLIAMS (Greg Mintel/Raleigh News & Observer)|
Snaer bounced back from an 0-for-5 mark from 3-point range in the first half to finish 3-for-8 from long distance by game's end.
N.C. STATE 65, North Carolina Central (Eagles, 8,612 students, Durham, NC) 60 -- Playing in his 100th career game, senior swingman C.J. Williams scored 14 first-half points en route to a career-high 21 points, as the Wolfpack (6-3) men kicked off a basketball doubleheader in Reynolds Coliseum. The Wolfpack women followed with a game against Alabama.
VIRGINIA TECH 73, Norfolk State (Spartans, 5,400 students, Norfolk, VA) 60 -- Jarell Eddie scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lift Virginia Tech (7-3) past Norfolk State (6-4) Sunday evening at Cassell Coliseum.
The win marked Tech's second in a row following a two-game losing streak. The Hokies moved to 7-3 overall on the season, while Norfolk State, predicted to finished fourth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), fell to 6-4.
BOSTON COLLEGE 66, Stone Brook (Sea Wolves, 16,342 students, Stony Brook, NY) 51 -- Boston College (3-7) held Stony Brook (3-5) to 11 points in the first half -- the fewest in a half in Conte Forum history by any team. The previous low was held by Georgetown which scored 12 in the first half on January 29, 2005.
Freshman Patrick Heckmann led Boston College with 18 points and was nearly perfect in the game. He was 5-for-5 from the floor, including a pair of 3-pointers, and went 6-for-7 from the foul line. Freshman Ryan Anderson had 10 points and eight rebounds, and classmate Jordan Daniels recorded 12 points and eight boards.