Tech-NC State advance box

Who: vs. N.C. State (14-9, 2-6)

When: 4 p.m. Saturday

TV; radio: WATL; 790, 106.7

Leading scorers: Tech F Gani Lawal (14.3 ppg); NCSU F Tracy Smith (17.4 ppg)

What to watch

  • The No. 21 Yellow Jackets (16-6, 4-4) are trying to rebound from their worst loss of the season, an 86-67 loss Thursday at Duke. Both Gani Lawal and Derrick Favors were in foul trouble early and combined for 13 points in 40 minutes.
  • Tech is 3-1 at Alexander Memorial Coliseum this season in ACC play and 1-3 on the road in the ACC.
  • State is tied with Miami (2-6) in last place in the league, having lost five of its last eight games.
  • Since upsetting Duke on Jan. 20, the Wolfpack has lost to its last three ACC opponents: Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia.

Carroll Rogers

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