RALEIGH, NC – The NC State men’s basketball team improved to 2-0 after defeating St. Francis College (Brooklyn) 86-61 on Sunday afternoon at PNC Arena.
Torin Dorn (pictured left) led the Wolfpack with 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the field. The Charlotte native added seven rebounds and a team-high three steals.
In freshman Ted Kapita’s first appearance with the Wolfpack, he scored 17 points while shooting 7-8 from the field. Kapita added a team high eight rebounds. After being cleared by the NCAA on Friday night, Kapita brought immediate energy to the NC State lineup when he checked into the game at the 5:23 mark of the first half as he scored eight of the Wolfpack’s final 10 points of the opening 20 minutes. He ended up hitting his first six field goal attempts of the game.
Kapita’s 17 points are the seventh-most in a freshman debut in NC State history, while the eight rebounds rank as a tie for the fourth-most in a freshman debut in the Wolfpack annals.
Abdul-Malik Abu, Dennis Smith, Jr., and Terry Henderson all reached double figures, as well. Abu led the trio with 12 points and seven rebounds, while Smith also added 12 points and three assists. Henderson tallied 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Next Game: Montana
11/18/2016 – 6:00 p.m.
CBS Sports Network
(Courtesy of gopack.com)