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    NC State Entertains Miami on Thursday Night
     
    Breezy Williams
    Breezy Williams
     

    Feb. 20, 2013

    Game #27: NC State (13-13, 5-9 ACC) vs. Miami (17-8, 8-6 ACC)
    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 • 7 p.m. ET
    Raleigh, N.C. • Reynolds Coliseum (8,560)

    Radio: 88.1 FM WKNC
    Radio Crew: Patrick Kinas and Paige Woodard

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    Gametracker @PackWomensBball  |  Game Notes: NCSU  |  Miami

    RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State women's basketball team hosts Miami on Thursday at 7 p.m., on Mascot Night at Reynolds Coliseum.

    The Wolfpack play its second to last home game of the year against the Hurricanes, a team that downed the Pack, 79-53, back in December in Coral Gables, Fla., in the ACC opener for both clubs. NC State owns a 6-1 all-time record against Miami on its home court.

    The red and white continue to shoot the three-pointer at a torrid pace, connecting on 10 from downtown last time out against Georgia Tech. Nine of those came from reserve guard Myisha Goodwin-Coleman, tying an NC State and ACC record set on two occasions by Jennifer Howard in 1995 and 1996.

    Goodwin-Coleman poured in a career-best 30 points in the 79-70 setback against the Yellow Jackets on Sunday during the eighth annual Hoops 4 Hope game. NC State raised over $38,000 for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund during the breast cancer awareness event.

    Despite the loss, the Wolfpack have still won five of its last seven games and sit alone in seventh place in the league ledger. Miami enters Thursday's contest in fifth with an 8-6 record in the ACC.

    Both clubs are 3-2 in its last five games and 5-5 in the last 10 overall. The Hurricanes disposed of Boston College, 78-53, at home this past Sunday. All five starters scored in double figures, led by 17 points from both Morgan Stroman and Shawnice Wilson.

    NC State heads to North Carolina on Sunday for a 1:30 p.m., tip on ESPNU.

    Wolfpack Fastbreak Points...
    • The Wolfpack is 6-1 all-time at home against Miami
    • The Pack is shooting 40.9% (45-of-110) from the 3-point line over the last six games
    • State's 42.8 FG% is best showing since 2005-06; 36.2 3FG% is best figure since 1995-96
    • State is 2nd in ACC with 154 3PT FGs and 3rd in 3FG% (36.2) this season
    • MGC's 30 points vs. GT is most by an NCSU player since Amber White's 33 at Wake (2/27/11)
    - Her 9 3FGs vs. GT tied the ACC/NCSU record set on 2 occasions by Jennifer Howard
    Kody Burke is the 29th NCSU player with 1,000 career points
    Marissa Kastanek is tied for 10th in program history with 1,569 career points
    • Kastanek is 15th in ACC history with 228 career three-point FGs
    -2nd most among active ACC players behind BC's Kerri Shields (235)
    • The 102 points scored against Longwood is the most in the ACC this season
    • State was the only D1 WBB team to have two 2012 Academic All-Americans
    - Marissa Kastanek (second team) and Kody Burke (third team)

    The Last Meeting
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    Miami79
    December 20, 2012
    Coral Gables, Fla.
    NC State Falls 79-53 at Miami in ACC Opener
    NC State suffered through a miserable shooting evening in a 79-53 ACC-opening setback at Miami on Thursday at BankUnited Center.


     

     

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