N.C. State is back above .500.
Marissa Kastanek added 13 points for the Wolfpack (7-6), which got a season-high 12 from freshman Devin Griffin, 11 from Amber White and 10 from Kody Burke.
NCSU placed a half-dozen in double figures for the first time in four years, while the 92 points were the most the Wolfpack has scored in six years.
Courtney Jacob and Tipesa Moorer led Long Beach (2-11) with 14 points each.
NCSU's next game is at home on Dec. 28 against Fairfield.