RALEIGH, N.C. - T.J. Warren scored 29 points and North Carolina State held on to beat Detroit 82-79 Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
Ralston Turner added a season-high 21 points for the Wolfpack (7-2) and hit six of their season-high 10 3-pointers.
N.C. State never trailed and shot 50 percent but allowed nearly all of an 18-point lead to slip away.
Juwan Howard Jr. had 24 points and Evan Bruinsma added 16 for Detroit (5-6).
Ugochukwu Njoku scored 11 points for Detroit, which made it a one-possession game in the final 30 seconds - closing to 81-79 on Matthew Grant's 3-pointer with 6.6 seconds left.
Warren hit a free throw with 5.9 seconds left. Detroit got a good look on its final possession but Jarod Williams' deep 3 bounced off the iron as the buzzer sounded.
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