Two of the quarterfinal matchups are now set for the 2012 ACC Tournament. In the second tournament game in Atlanta on Thursday, the No. 5 seed N.C. State Wolfpack took on the No. 12 seed Boston College Eagles. From the early going, this game looked like the Wolfpack's to lose. N.C. State eventually proved their dominance, picking up the win and advancing by a final score of 78-57.
The Wolfpack took a 37-24 lead into the half. In the second half, N.C. State kept giving Boston College opportunities to climb back into it, but the Eagles were unable to capitalize. The Wolfpack extended their lead and held on for the win. .
Scott Wood led Wolfpack scorers with 22 points. Ryan Anderson had 22 points for Boston College in the losing effort, also picking up a double-double with 12 rebounds.
The Wolfpack of this game will advance to the quarterfinals on Friday, where they will face off against the No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers.
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