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Nine games and eight wins into the season, N.C. State has a few good men to rely on, that's for sure.

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2005 Meineke Car Care Bowl Information

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Name: Meineke Car Care Bowl

Date: December 31, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Television: ESPN2

Location: Charlotte, N.C.

Stadium: Bank of America Stadium, capacity - 73,238

Teams: South Florida vs. NC State

Title Sponsor: Meineke Car Care Centers

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

"A matchup of two of the best athletes in college basketball. If you put those two on a track, I do not know who would win the 100 meters. I really think Cam can be the best defensive player in the country." - Ilian Evtimov on the Bennerman/Diaz match-up

Wolfpack balanced, dangerous
Frank Dascenzo * The Herald-Sun
Nine games and eight wins into the season, N.C. State has a few good men to rely on, that's for sure. It was terribly evident Sunday at the RBC Center when the Pack beat Miami 81-69 in its ACC opener. Herb Sendek can go inside and outside on offense and on defense. Well, what's there to say when every opponent has been held to 68 points or fewer? Read More

Pack makes scoring team effort
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer
At one point during the first half of N.C. State's basketball game against Miami on Sunday, the hottest team in the RBC Center was Winston-Salem State. Or that's how the malfunctioning scoreboard had things figured. Reverting to the days when the CIAA Tournament was played in Raleigh, the scoreboard flashed a 27-1 lead for Winston-Salem State over Virginia Union for a couple of minutes. Read More

No. 19 NC State Tops Miami In ACC Opener
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Locker Room Audio: Wolfpack Players
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Locker Room Report: Herb Sendek
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Box Score: NCSU-Miami
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Pack shows off new look
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Pack makes scoring team effort
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer

NC State/Miami Photo Gallery
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Pack gets lift from hustle of lone wolf
Jim Young * News-Record

Pack downs Hurricanes 81-69
Bill Cole * Winston-Salem Journal

No. 21 Wolfpack off to brisk new start
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer

Game Observations
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer

Pack blisters Miami from behind the arc
Mike Potter * The Herald-Sun

Wolfpack wins ACC opener
Dan Wiederer * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

N.C. State whips ACC foe Miami
Jeff Wirick * Freedom News Service

Wolfpack wins ACC opener
Andrew Jones * Star-News

Balanced scoring leads to Pack win
Jessie H. Nunery * Rocky Mount Telegram

Second-Half Rally Propels Wolfpack Past Hurricanes, 81-69
The Asssociated Press

Miami News Watch...

Locker Room Audio: Frank Haith
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Canes fall to Wolfpack in ACC debut
Cammy Clark * Miami Herald

N.C. State overpowers Hurricanes
Kevin Brafford * Orlando Sentinel

Wolfpack Shaking off Post-Exam Rust
Tim Peeler * GoPack.com

South Florida News Watch...

Schedule and Results
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USF Football Roster
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Media Center
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McDowell leads Pack women to 80-59 win
The Associated Press

Scout.com Video: Chris Wright
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Shrine Bowl Observations
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Gallery I: Franklin, Irving Shrine Bowl Shots
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Gallery II: Shrine Bowl
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Gallery III: Shrine Bowl
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Will Spikes Visit?
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Bad Memories: Clemson hasn't forgotten past bowl woes
The Associated Press

Devils go on the offensive
Luciana Chavez * News & Observer

Eagles hurt but not beaten
The Associated Press

Hokies cash in at Vegas Showdown
The Associated Press

Rebounding still worries Heels
Nolan Hayes * The Herald-Sun

Ingram an unexpected starter in first game as a Pirate
Brian Hanks * Freedom News Service

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