Cunane, Leslie lead No. 17 NC State women to 75-58 win
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane scored 23 points, Kiara Leslie added a double-double and No. 17 North Carolina State defeated Radford 75-58 on Sunday.
Cunane, a freshman, was 7 of 16 from the field and 9 of 11 at the line to reach her career high while Leslie, a Maryland graduate transfer, scored 14 points with a career-high 14 rebounds. Aislinn Konig made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points and Grace Hunter had 10 rebounds and five assists with her eight points.
Destinee Walker scored 15 points to lead the Highlanders (2-1), who return three starters from a squad that went 24-9 last season.
The Wolfpack (4-0) won their 23rd straight nonconference home game and are off to a 4-0 start for the eighth straight season.
N.C. State gradually built a 10-point lead over three quarters before opening up the fourth period on an 11-2 run.