It was 10 pts./9 rebounds from Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) as the N.C. State Wolfpack Women went way out on the road, all the way out West to get the best of Saint Mary’s on Sunday, with the final 87-70 State, and the Wolfpack women are now (5-0) to begin the 2019-2020 season…N.C. State got off to a school-record (21-0) start to begin the 2018-2019 season…
MORAGA, Calif – The 14th-ranked NC State women’s basketball team (5-0) is off to its seventh consecutive 5-0 start to a season after defeating the Saint Mary’s Gaels (2-3) by a final score of 87-70 inside McKeon Pavilion on Sunday afternoon.
The Wolfpack did a terrific job of sharing the ball during the victory, as six players scored 10 or more points. Freshman Jakia Brown-Turner led the Wolfpack with 16 points; junior Kayla Jones recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Grace Hunter (13 points), Jada Boyd (13), and Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford High School) 10 pts. joined in on the action. As a team, the Wolfpack shot 34-of-62 (.548) and 11-of-22 (.500) from three-point range.
Saint Mary’s entered the game with a +15.3 rebound margin per contest, and the Wolfpack outrebounded the Gaels by a count of 43-23.
Taycee Wedin led all players with 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting (6-of-11 from distance). She was joined in double figures by 16 points from both Sam Simons and Emily Codding. As a team, the Gaels shot 16-of-34 (.471) from distance and 24-of-64 (.375) from the field.