North Carolina State 81, Wake Forest 66: Junior forward C.J. Leslie had a game-high 19 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four blocks to lead the Wolfpack past the visiting Demon Deacons.T.J. Warren had 15 points and six rebounds to help North Carolina State (22-8, 11-6 ACC) win for the sixth time in seven games, including three straight. Lorenzo Brown added 11 points, six rebounds and seven assists and Rodney Purvis chipped in 14 points off the bench for the Wolfpack, who came into the game in fourth place in the ACC and improved to 16-1 at home.Freshman forward Devin Thomas had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Wake Forest (12-17, 5-12), which has lost five of its last six games, including three straight. Travis McKie scored 12 points and Madison Jones added 10 off the bench for the Demon Deacons, who came into the game in eighth place in the ACC and fell to 1-9 on the road.Wake Forest led by as many as seven points in the first half after a 3-pointer by Harris but North Carolina State went on a 13-2 run, took a 39-24 lead into intermission and cruised in the second half. The Wolfpack improved to 137-100 in the series and avenged an 86-84 loss to the Demon Deacons on Jan. 22 in Winston-Salem.GAME NOTEBOOK: North Carolina State Howell senior F Richard Howell grabbed five rebounds and needs four to reach 1,000 in his career. … Warren has scored in double figures in six straight games since entering the starting lineup. … Wake Forest senior G C.J. Harris, who came in averaging a team-high 15 points per game, finished with nine.