N.C. State should have a good chance to improve on its 5-6 record over the next couple of days, when the Wolfpack plays in the Beach Classic in Long Beach, Calif.

N.C. State forward Bonae Holston
  • Photo courtesy NCSU athletics
  • N.C. State forward Bonae Holston

NCSU will take on Florida A&M (3-4) on Monday night at 8 p.m. (EST), then meet host Long Beach State (2-10) on Tuesday night at 8.

The Wolfpack won its only previous meeting with the Rattlers seven seasons ago. The Rattlers lost 72-62 at Long Beach State on Sunday.

Following Tuesday’s contest, the Wolfpack’s next game will be at home against Fairfield on Dec. 28 at 1 p.m.

N.C. State vs. Florida A&M
[Monday, 8 p.m., Walter Pyramid]
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Records: NCSU 5-6, FAMU 3-4.
Coaches’ records — NCSU: Kellie Harper 122-85, 25-20 at NCSU; FAMU: LeDawn Gibson 35-32 at FAMU.
Leading scorers — NCSU: Amber White 14.9; FAMU: Tameka McKelton 19.0.
Leading rebounders — NCSU: Bonae Holston 8.5; FAMU: Quiana Donald 7.7.
Assist leaders — NCSU: Amber White 3.6; FAMU: Myeshia Simms 5.3.