No. 20 N.C. State upsets No. 1 Duke 84-76


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — C.J. Leslie and Richard Howell wanted this moment, the chance to help No. 20 North Carolina State make a big step forward after a bumpy start to a season filled with potential.

Now, after a rousing performance to take down No. 1 Duke, the duo has put the Wolfpack back on everyone's radar.

Leslie scored 25 points, including six straight during a key second-half run, to help N.C. State beat the Blue Devils 84-76 today.

Howell added 16 points and 18 rebounds in a relentless performance for the Wolfpack (14-2, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) in a matchup of the teams predicted to finish 1-2 in the league.

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