North Carolina and N.C. State will play a football game against each other on Saturday. Little else needs said or explained.
Motivated: Heels, Pack will square off Saturday
The Winston-Salem Journal
Coming off a horrible effort the week before at Wake Forest, the Tar Heels' victory was no thing of beauty against banged up Maryland, but it was a great effort by a team that is hungry to keep getting better and seriously believes it still can become bowl-eligible.
Carolina, state Each Have Plenty to Play For
North Carolina's 16-13 victory over Maryland on Saturday kept kept alive its hopes for a .500 season and bowl eligibility -- although the Tar Heels must win their last three games, beginning Saturday at N.C. State.
UNC Postgame Clipboard
The News and Observer
When junior safety Trimane Goddard reached over a Maryland receiver to bat the ball down with his left hand on third-and-five, that was supposed to be it.
Defense bails out Heels
The Daily Tar Heel
Carolina's 16-13 win Saturday was its first over Maryland since a 13-10 victory in 2000 at Kenan Stadium. The Tar Heels had dropped five of their last six meetings with the Terrapins.
North Carolina vs. Maryland postgame notes
The Chatham Journal
On two occasions last season, North Carolina tried to win with 3-point shots at the end of regulation. Ty Lawson missed in the home loss to Virginia Tech. Wayne Ellington missed against Georgetown. The Tar Heels lost both games in overtime, and their 3-point failures weren't limited to clutch situations.
3s can free Tar Heels from defeat
The Charlotte Observer