Wednesday , Nov , 17 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Wednesday, November 17th)

Final Score: (19) North Carolina State 92, New Orleans 58

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) – Julius Hodge scored 21 points, grabbed seven
rebounds and handed out six assists to lead the 19th-ranked North Carolina
State Wolfpack to an easy 92-58 win over the New Orleans Privateers in the
opening round of the BCA Invitational at RBC Center. Jordan Collins added 17
points and Engin Atsur chipped in 14 for North Carolina State, (1-0),
which will take on Elon in Thursday’s semifinals. Bo McCalebb had 21 points
for the Privateers (0-1), who will face Fairleigh Dickinson in a consolation
game. The Wolfpack made 35-of-61 shots from the field (57 percent) and were
11-of-28 from three-point line (39 percent), while New Orleans connected
on just 36 percent of its shots (18-of-50) and 36 percent from behind the arc
(5-of-14).