Web Run: A bowl game before the bowls

Call it the Bowl Eligibility Bowl. Maryland and N.C. State will square off at Carter-Finley Stadium today with the winner likely going on to postseason play somewhere and the loser going home for the holidays.

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School Conference Overall
ATLANTIC DIVISION
Florida State 5-3 7-3
Boston College 5-3 8-3
Clemson 4-4 7-4
Maryland 3-4 5-5
Wake Forest 3-5 4-7
NC State 2-5 5-5
COASTAL DIVISION
Virginia Tech 6-1 9-1
Miami 5-2 8-2
Georgia Tech 5-3 7-3
North Carolina 4-3 5-5
Virginia 3-4 6-4
Duke 0-8 1-10



"All I know is, one of the teams playing in this game will be bowl eligible when the game's over. What happens after that, we have absolutely no control over. But I'll tell you one thing. When they see they're from the Atlantic Coast Conference, that will be a double star." - Chuck Amato on the importance of the NC State-Maryland Game



A bowl game before the bowls
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal
Call it the Bowl Eligibility Bowl. Maryland and N.C. State will square off at Carter-Finley Stadium today with the winner likely going on to postseason play somewhere and the loser going home for the holidays. Both teams are 5-5, one win shy of the mandatory six wins needed for bowl eligibility. Read More

Irish, Wolfpack having success replacing departed stars
Michael Rothstein * The Journal Gazette
They have Mel Gibson in them, you know, the bad movie "The Man Without A Face." Well, both Notre Dame and North Carolina State lost their faces last season. Lost the players most associated with the two programs over the past five years. Lost the most recognizable names the schools possessed nationally when it came to two programs that generally toil in the middle pack of their conferences. Read More



Gameday: NC State vs. Maryland
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Week 11: Maryland
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And the magic number is six
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Maryland at N.C. State
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

ACC preview: N.C. State clinging to bowl hopes
Sammy Batten * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

Analysis: Lots of hits, misses for Wolfpack thus far
Jim Young * News-Record

Wolfpack vs. Terps: A bowl game before the bowls
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Pack has struggled against Terps
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Hall's final year has lacked excitement
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Gameday: Pack, Heels seek bowl eligibility
Charlotte Observer

Terrapins, Wolfpack meet in bowl elimination game
The Associated Press

Big game for Pack, Terps
Mike Potter * The Herald-Sun

Wolfpack trying to get bowl eligible today against Maryland
Freedom News Service

One Big Game
Tony Haynes * GoPack.com

Maryland News Watch...

Quotables: Ralph Friedgen
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Today's Maryland game
Baltimore Sun

Bowl jacks up drama another notch for Terps, N.C. State
Kevin Van Valkenburg * Baltimore Sun

For Terrapins and Wolfpack, It's Win or Go Home
Dan Steinberg * Washington Post

Bowl berth comes down to today for Terrapins
Patrick Stevens * Washington Times


Gameday: NC State vs. Notre Dame
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N.C. State Vs. Notre Dame
Lorenzo Perez * News & Observer

Wooden foes facing first big tests of young season
The Associated Press

N.C. State hopes Indy provides evaluation
Enquirer wire services

Misfortune seems to follow Pack's Bethel
Jim Young * News-Record

Wolfpack look for first season-opening road win since 1999
Bob Sutton * Freedom News Service

Gary Hahn's Scouting Report: Notre Dame
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Notre Dame News Watch...

Irish, Wolfpack having success replacing departed stars
Michael Rothstein * The Journal Gazette


Pack sets 3-point record
The Associated Press


Basketball...
Konchalski: NC State Perfect Fit For Werner
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Football...
Charlton Hoping for First Offer
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AP/Coaches/Harris/BCS Polls
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Plenty of candidates for ACC coach of the year
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer

North Carolina at Virginia Tech
News & Observer

Miami hopes to regain course against Virginia
Media General Newspaper Service


Flames burn Jackets
The Associated Press

Devils' hustle pays off
Luciana Chavez * News & Observer

Williams lights fire for UNC
A.J. Carr * News & Observer

'Good stretches' give Deacs win
Bill Hass * News-Record


Pirates look to end season with win
Jeremy Slayton * New Bern Sun Journal



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