Web Run: Pack to face bowl rookie USF today

One team is going to be celebrating a winning season, while the other is going to have to spend the off-season chewing on a .500 finish.

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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 11-0
NC State 1-0 11-1
Maryland 1-0 9-2
Georgia Tech 1-0 5-4
Clemson 0-0 11-2
Florida State 0-0 8-1
Wake Forest 0-0 10-2
North Carolina 0-0 7-2
Boston College 0-1 9-2
Virginia Tech 0-1 8-4
Miami 0-1 7-5
Virginia 0-1 5-4

"You know, it's an honor to go to a bowl, but the honor comes in winning. That's the fun part, winning." - Chuck Amato

"They're one of the best teams in the country, and it shows in almost every statistical category. They've got a heck of a basketball team." - GW Coach Karl Hobbs after his team got blown out by NC State

Pack to face bowl rookie South Florida today
Mike Potter * The Herald-Sun
One team is going to be celebrating a winning season, while the other is going to have to spend the off-season chewing on a .500 finish. That's what will be at stake today at 11 a.m. at Bank of America Stadium when N.C. State (6-5) takes on upstart South Florida (6-5) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Read More

N.C. State shreds GW
Bryan Strickland * The Herald-Sun
George Washington entered the RBC Center on Friday night with an undefeated record and with a higher ranking than homestanding N.C. State. The Colonials headed home with their first loss and with high praise for the Wolfpack. Read More

Pack Blows Out Colonials
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Locker Room Report: Herb Sendek
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Locker Room Audio: Wolfpack Players
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Box Score: NC State-George Washington
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State rips George Washington
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Colonials can't slow 19th-ranked Wolfpack
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer

Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer

N.C. State shreds GW
Bryan Strickland * The Herald-Sun

Wolfpack topples unbeaten Colonials
Jeff Wirick * Freedom News Service

N.C. State Makes Statement With Big Win
The Associated Press

Unselfish Wolfpack Spreads the Glory
Tim Peeler * GoPack.com

George Washington News Watch...

GW suffers initial defeat
Al Featherston * Washington Times

Offensive Woes Sink Colonials in First Loss
Dan Steinberg * Washington Post

Meineke Car Care Bowl Media Day
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Media Day: Leavitt, Hall Discuss The Bowl
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Media Day: Wolfpack Players
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Media Day: Amato Talks Wolfpack Football
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Pack, Bulls see potential
Ron Green Jr. * Charlotte Observer

Today's Lineups
Charlotte Observer

Key Matchups
Charlotte Observer

Charlotte needs to hold on to its bowl of economic good cheer
Scott Fowler * Charlotte Observer

School spirit fills uptown streets
Richard Rubin * Charlotte Observer

Wolfpack hoping for quick start in today's bowl game
Jim Young * News-Record

State plans to cap late-season run with a win
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Mid-Tier: Charlotte's bowl has no illusions of grandeur
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Pack to face bowl rookie South Florida today
Mike Potter * The Herald-Sun

Meineke notebook: Pack players dodge weighty issue
Mike Potter * The Herald-Sun

Stone helped NCSU complete turnaround
Richard Walker * Freedom News Service

Meineke Car Care Bowl matchup
Freedom News Service

Terrible twosome
Sammy Batten * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

Give Amato Liberty or give him Elvis
Sammy Batten * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

Perseverance got N.C. State back to a bowl
Andrew Jones * Star-News

Wolfpack Thankful for Bowl Opportunity
Tony Haynes * GoPack.com

South Florida News Watch...

USF's Hall wants winning finish
Tim Peeler * Sun-Sentinel

It's a giant step as the Bulls play in their first bowl game today against North Carolina State
Rick Brown * The Ledger

Schedule and Results
USF Athletics

USF Football Roster
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Media Center
USF Athletics

Wolfpack Knocks Off George Washington, 76-71
NC State Athletics

Werner Named MVP As CBA Wins U.S. Challenge
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MVP Davis And CTK Cruise To Glaxo Title
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Pack Pride's N.C. Top-30 Prospects: #1-10
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Miami takes a tumble in Peach blowout
The Associated Press

Nicholson's suspension leaves Florida State scrambling again
The Associated Press

Hagans, Hughes deliver bowl victory for Virginia
The Associated Press

Deacons put up Dukes in 87-47 win
Dan Collins * Winston-Salem Journal

Duke men looking to build up momentum
Bryan Strickland * The Herald-Sun

Elon 74, Clemson 69
The Associated Press

Va. Tech's win streak ends
The Associated Press

Rivers won't rock the boat
North County Times

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