Kayla Jones anotó 15 puntos, Raina Perez tenia 13 y la pívot estrella Elissa Cunane luchó a través de problemas de faltas para anotar 11 para la manada de lobos (7-1), who haven’t lost since a season-opening defeat to No. 1 Carolina del Sur.
Mackenzie Holmes scored 24 puntos para Indiana (5-2), whose only two losses have come against teams ranked in the top 10. The Hoosiers also came up short against Stanford.
Ali Patberg added 10 puntos para Indiana.
The Hoosiers led 23-21 at halftime and kept it close throughout, moving within 48-47 on Aleksa Gulbe’s 3-pointer with 3:44 restante. But Jones responded with a 3 to start N.C. State’s decisive run, and the Wolfpack extended their lead to 59-49 on Perez’s two free throws with 53 segundos restantes.
CAROLINA DEL NORTE. State shot 41.8% from the field and held Indiana to 33.8% tiroteo.
NC State: The Wolfpack defeated their second top-10 opponent of the season. They beat No. 8 Maryland in the Bahamas on Thanksgiving.
Indiana: The Hoosiers led at halftime despite shooting 23% from 3-point range, but ultimately their offensive struggles were too much to overcome.
HASTA LA PRÓXIMA
CAROLINA DEL NORTE. State: Hosts Elon on Sunday before beginning Atlantic Coast Conference play at Pittsburgh on Dec. 10.
Indiana: Hosts Penn State on Monday in its first Big Ten game of the season.