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Orange squeezed by NC State

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - Markell Johnson hit a three-pointer with 33 seconds left to lift North Carolina State to victory against Syracuse Wednesday night inside the Carrier Dome, 74-70. NC State knocked down seven-of-13 three-pointers in the second half to pull past the Orange. 

Oshae Brissett tied a career-high with 25 points in the loss. Tyus Battle added 17 points and Frank Howard scored 16. 

Final score: North Carolina State (17-9, 7-6) - 74, Syracuse (17-9, 6-7) - 70

Syracuse hits the road to Miami next. Game is Saturday at noon in Florida. 

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