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NC State game capsule

High Point at N.C. State

When: 7 p.m.

Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh

TV/Radio: ESPN3, 101.5-WRAL

Projected starting lineups

High Point (8-2)

G Haiishen McIntyre 4.3 ppg, 2.7 apg

G Anthony Lindauer 7.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg

G Adam Weary 10.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg

F John Brown 20.6 ppg, 7.6 rpg

F Lorenzo Cugini 14.5 ppg,4.1 rpg

N.C. State (6-3)

G Cat Barber 20.6 ppg, 5.8 apg

G Maverick Rowan 13.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg

G Caleb Martin 15.2 ppg, 4.9 rpg

F Abdul-Malik Abu 10.7 ppg, 7.0 rpg

F BeeJay Anya 5.9 ppg, 4.8 rpg

Observations

The Panthers’ strength, 3-point shooting, is N.C. State’s defensive weakness. As a team, High Point has made 42.4 percent of its 3s on the season (53 of 125). Senior forward Lorenzo Cugini has made an incredible 25 of 41 3s (61 percent) on the season. N.C. State ranks No. 262 in the country in 3-point FG defense.

Joe Giglio

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