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NC State came out of the gate hot, but ran out of gas down the stretch in an 80-69 loss at Saint Louis. Cory and Miles take a look back on the loss in the Postgame Podcast.

Should NC State have traveled to play this game in the first place? How much can be taken away from this game given the circumstances? What do we make of Manny Bates' career night on both ends?