COL BKB: N.C. State 84, W. Michigan 68

Dec. 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- C.J. Leslie scored 19 points Saturday to lead No. 25 North Carolina State to an 84-68 win over Western Michigan.

Leslie, one of five Wolfpack (10-2) players in double figures, picked up nine of his points at the free throw line and grabbed seven of State's 31 rebounds.

Richard Howell was 8-of-8 from the field en route to a total of 18 points and also had nine rebounds. T.J. Warren contributed 15 points.

The win extended the Wolfpack winning streak to six games.

Western (8-5) lost for the fourth time in six games. Nate Hutcheson led the Broncos with 16 points and Shayne Whittington scored 14.

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