Wolfpack Shuts Out Tar Heels 13-0

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Mike Glennon threw a touchdown pass to help North Carolina State beat North Carolina 13-0 on Saturday, earning its fifth straight win against its nearby rival.

James Washington ran for 110 yards for N.C. State (5-4, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), which again saved its best for the Tar Heels in a surprisingly one-sided -- and often ugly -- contest. The Wolfpack ranked in the bottom half of the league's defensive statistics, but overwhelmed the Tar Heels (6-4, 2-4) and shut down freshman runner Giovani Bernard. N.C. State also knocked starting quarterback Bryn Renner from the game by the end of the third quarter.

It was N.C. State's first shutout in the series in more than five decades.

With that type of defense, Glennon and the offense didn't need a big day. Glennon threw an interception on the first drive, but N.C. State protected the ball the rest of the day.

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  • by Pack Man Location: Knightdale on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:53 AM
    The all time series does not matter. It was skewed. While N.C. State's and even ECU's talent were off fighting for our freedom, UNC's talent didn't go off to war, making it easier for UNC to get those wins. That was before the ACC ever came. This day in time, N.C. State is the only school worth pulling for. Both ECU and UNC are on the level with Dook and Wake Forest which is not as high as State's level.
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      by Joe on Nov 10, 2011 at 05:34 AM in reply to Pack Man
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      by Bill on Nov 12, 2011 at 04:21 AM in reply to Pack Man
      but state cant make it to bowl games!!! go figure!!!
  • by David on Nov 7, 2011 at 04:35 PM
    Congrats to state. just gad football isnt the only sport we compete in. Basketball comes so live in the sunshine now.
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      by Jimmy on Nov 10, 2011 at 05:35 AM in reply to David
      To be honest, don't think you guys compete in football
  • by Robert on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:44 AM
    WOW!! Great win! One touchdown and two field goals! Great skills Wolf pukes!!!! You know it's intersting. In every footbal game I've watched where there was a flag on a play there is always a replay. Funny, when the TARHEELS scored but got flagged for holding there was no replay. WOW!!! All this yap about playes being paid at UNC...why isn't there an investigation on Refs being on the NCSU payroll!!! Seems like they are. Or are they just in Coach O'Cryings back pocket?
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      by Anonymous on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:15 PM in reply to Robert
      You talk about only a touchdown and 2 field goals being scored, but what did Carolina score? Nothing. Even if the touchdown they called back had counted, they still would have only scored one touchdown, which is pitiful for a 'dark horse BCS contender'.
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      by Boohoo on Nov 8, 2011 at 08:44 AM in reply to Robert
      Talk about a whiner! Talk about a poor sport! Yup, it was a conspiracy that caused the holes to get blanked. You heel fans are full of excuses.
  • by Cliff Location: Altoona, AL on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:36 AM
  • by Pack Man Location: Knightdale on Nov 7, 2011 at 07:07 AM
    I knew all along KurLIEner had no chance at beating State. Those holes are not all that good as they claim to be. I'll admit my Wolfpack has had a down season but the Wolfpack owns the Tarholes.
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      by Anonymous on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:36 AM in reply to Pack Man
      If NCSU can beat UNC for the next 31 years they will be tied...who owns who? LOL
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        by Pack Man on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:48 AM in reply to
        State owns KurLIEner. KurLIEner had most of their wins before I was even born. Up to 15 years ago, that's all that matters. You KurLIEner people try to claim you all are the best from something that started a century ago. Enjoy getting beat by Dook LOL.
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      by Cliff on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:38 AM in reply to Pack Man
      How 'Bout Our PACK Pack Man!!!! They Put It To The Tarbums!!!!!!
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      by Bill on Nov 12, 2011 at 04:23 AM in reply to Pack Man
      got a ways to go to own the Heels!!!
  • by pooh heel central Location: enc on Nov 6, 2011 at 02:00 PM
    Listen to all you pooh heel whiners. You got blanked by a mediocre Pack team, and your comebacks are about past performances? What a bunch of babies. Take your beating like men, cause no one cares what you did YESTERDAY! LOL! Cry baby.......cry!!!!
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      by but.......... on Nov 7, 2011 at 03:58 AM in reply to pooh heel central
      But.... if you pooh heels insist on talking about the PAST.... start with the last 5 meetings, which were all losses for your team of cheats. NCSU has your number, cause you got BLANKED. Cry baby......cry!
  • by Anonymous on Nov 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM
    Good job. All you guys have to do is beat UNC for the next 31 years and you will be tied with UNC, LOL
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      by Pack Man on Nov 7, 2011 at 07:07 AM in reply to
      N.C. State will beat UNC for the next 40 years and will end up surpassing UNC's history of cheating to currently lead the series.
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        by Anonymous on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:37 AM in reply to Pack Man
        Will never happen and you know it...UNC owns you in every sport and always will
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          by Pack Man on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:49 AM in reply to
          UNC is not even the best school in basketball. Dook owns KurLIEner. State owns KurLIEner in football (look at TOB's record against KurLIEner). I'll hand you guys basketball, but FOOTBALL is the real deal and you know it, and you also know State OWNS KurLIEner.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 6, 2011 at 07:43 AM
    UNC still leads all NC schools in all sports all time, still the flagship school in the state...PERIOD
  • by Anonymous on Nov 6, 2011 at 06:36 AM
    Its OK UNC still leads NCSU all time in ALL sports, period. NCSU was supposed to have such a good team this year but UNC is having a better year than NCSU.
  • by Hahahahahahaha Location: Chocowinity on Nov 6, 2011 at 06:27 AM
    Guess we showed UNCheat who the real flagship university is in the state of North Carolina. We are the best program in the state...PERIOD!
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      by Anonymous on Nov 6, 2011 at 07:33 AM in reply to Hahahahahahaha
      UNC leads NCSU 63-32-6, welcome back to reality, hahahahahahaha. Who's the real flagship? LOL UNC also has a better year going than you do and you thought you were gonna be so good this year...
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        by Anonymous on Nov 6, 2011 at 11:49 AM in reply to
        And many of those wins cam pre-ACC, in which the majority of the games were played in Chapel Hill, with UNC playing against a club team. Keep living in the 20's, and I'll take the wins now.
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