Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 11/21/13
RALEIGH, N.C. -- It's not as shocking a result as it would seem for North Carolina Central (3-1) to knock off NC State (2-2). It's shocking, of course, because its a MEAC team going on the road (not far, since Central is in Durham, but still) and beating a major-conference opponent. It does seem more surprising that NC Central withstood a late-game run by NC State to tie the game on a three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and still won by ten in overtime. But even so, the end result itself is surprising -- maybe even disappointing for NC State fans -- but not really an earth-shattering upset. NC Central was the more experienced, veteran team while NC State is still very young, and both of those things were a factor. But NC State certainly can -- and should, as the season goes along -- play better than it did. 1. Youth got served NC State is a young team, unquestionably, and it showed quite a bit. Especially when contrasted with an NC Central team that was not afraid. According to Ken ...
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