CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Belk Bowl offers a clash between the ACC and Big East, with North Carolina State facing Louisville under the lights in Charlotte (8 p.m. Eastern). Both teams are 7-5.
The Wolfpack have won four of their last five, while the Cardinals have come out on top in five of their last six outings.
North Carolina State has an opportunistic defense that led the nation with 24 interceptions. Cornerback David Amerson was the individual leader with 11 picks and was one of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award.