The No. 15-ranked NC State Wolfpack hold off George Washington 69-61 and improve to 6-0 on the season in what was their final game of the 2018 Cancun Challenge.
Wolfpack guard Grace Hunter finished with a game-high 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Elissa Cunane added 18 coming off the bench and Erika Cassell finished with 12.
Mei-Lyn Bautista scored 19 points to lead GWU. She hit 5 three-pointers in the contest and dished out 3 assists. Kelsi Mahoney finished with 16 points and Neila Luma added 14.
The Wolfpack controlled the boards outrebounding GWU 48-22 and finished with 32 points in the paint compared to 14 by the Colonials.
GWU falls to 1-5 on the season and will be back in action at home on Nov. 27 against Towson. The Wolfpack will face Michigan at home in the ACC/B1G Challenge on Nov. 29.