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NC State Prevails Over Vanderbilt in Vegas Showdown Opener

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In a tightly contested opener at the Vegas Showdown, Tyrin Lawrence's impressive return to the court with 21 points led Vanderbilt, but NC State's collective effort, with four players hitting double figures, secured an 84-78 victory over the Commodores. NC State (4-0) capitalized on two significant scoring bursts, notably a pivotal 17-2 surge in the second half, which proved decisive in establishing control over the game. Jayden Taylor and Dennis Parker, Jr. showcased their prowess, both contributing 18 points each to co-lead the Wolfpack's offensive charge. nfr event schedule 2023