Kris Joseph also made three shots from beyond the arc and ended with 21 points for the Orange (11-0), who played their first true road game of the season Saturday.
Scoop Jardine tallied 16 points for Syracuse, which went 11-of-25 from three- point range. C.J. Fair and James Southerland each had 11 points.
C.J. Williams scored a career-high 25 points for the Wolfpack (6-4), who have lost three of four. C.J. Leslie and Richard Howell donated 13 and 12 points, respectively.
Lorenzo Brown recorded a double-double with 10 points and 13 assists for NC State, which shot 57.7 percent from the field.