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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State hit a slew of 3-point shots and knocked off No. 2 Duke 87-75 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game Sunday afternoon at PNC Arena, where fans flooded the court to celebrate.

Guard Trevor Lacey scored 21 points, aided by five 3-pointers, and guard Ralston Turner pumped in 16 points, with four threes, for North Carolina State (12-5, 3-1 ACC), which made 10 of its first 14 3-point attempts.

Sophomore forward BeeJay Anya’s career-high 14 points off the bench also gave the Wolfpack a boost.

Duke (14-1, 2-1) was aiming to start a season with a 15-0 mark for the second time in three years.

Center Jahlil Okafor’s 23 points and guard Quinn Cook’s 16 points paced Duke. Forward Justise Winslow had 10 points before fouling out.

Rutgers 67, Wisconsin 62

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — For the first time in two years, the Scarlet Knights knocked off a ranked opponent, defeating the fourth-ranked Badgers at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Wisconsin (15-2, 3-1 Big Ten) was playing without its All-America candidate, Frank Kaminsky, who was out due to a concussion. Kaminsky was replaced in the starting lineup by sophomore guard Bronson Koenig, who scored 12 points.

Senior guard Myles Mack topped Rutgers (10-7, 2-2) with 21 points. Scarlet Knights forward Kadeem Jack scored 20. Badgers forward Nigel Hayes scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker contributed 15 points and six rebounds.

Wichita State 67, Loyola (Chicago) 53

CHICAGO — Guard Tekele Cotton scored 16 points to lead the 15th-ranked Shockers to a win over the Ramblers.

Guard Ron Baker added 15 points for Wichita State, which won its 22nd consecutive conference game. The Shockers (14-2, 4-0 Missouri Valley Conference) outscored Loyola 44-25 in the second half to erase a five-point halftime deficit.

Guard Earl Peterson scored 13 points to lead Loyola. Guard Devon Turk tallied 11 points for the Ramblers (12-4, 2-2 MVC), who have lost two of three. Wichita State guard Fred VanVleet notched a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists, which matched a career high.

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