Carter-Finley Stadium Live Updates


NC State football takes on Texas Tech in the spotlight on Saturday night.

The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh.

The No. 16 Wolfpack enters the game 2-0 on aggregate after wins over ECU and Charleston Southern. The Red Raiders are also 2-0 after knocking out No. 25 Houston at home last week in double overtime.

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first quarter

7:39GROUND GOAL! NC State recovered a good hold on the Texas Tech 13-yard line, then scored on a 29-yard field goal. NC State 3, Texas Tech 0

2:29GROUND GOAL! Christopher Dunn throws a 47-yard field goal after Tech’s Bryce Ramirez was ejected from the field with a horrific leg injury. NC State 6, Texas Tech 0

0:32 –NC State linebacker Payton Wilson, returning from injury, stops a Donovan Smith run before first down to force a punt as time expires in the first quarter.

second quarter

11:54 – NC State recovers the ball in TT territory after forcing a punt. Wolfpack starts at Red Raiders 43.

10:13LANDING! Demie Sumo-Karngbaye bursts into the end zone on a 14-yard run. NC State 13, Texas Tech 0

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6:35 – SAC! NC State sophomore tackle CJ Clark gets to Smith on first down for a 2-yard loss.

4:40 – TOUCHDOWN! NC State cornerback Aydan White of Asheville gets his third career interception and drives it back 84 yards for a touchdown. State NC 20, Texas Tech 0

0:50 – TOUCHDOWN! Smith finds Myles Price with a 24-yard touchdown pass. State NC 20, Texas Tech 7

half time

NC State enters the break with a 13-point lead despite trailing the Red Raiders 136-108 in total yards. The Pack recovered a fumble, scored on a long pick-six and sacked Smith twice in a game-changing half for the defense.

Devin Leary passed for just 38 yards in the first half, but the field is averaging 4.4 yards per carry with 83 yards rushing. Jordan Houston leads the way with 46 yards on eight carries.

Third quarter

10:02 – SAC! NC State’s Clark gets his second sack of the game, this time for an 8-yard loss on second down. Another stoppage forces Tech to pitch and NC State’s next practice will start from their own 8.

1:23 — EDITING! Sumo-Karngbaye appeared to have a touchdown reception, but fumbled in the end zone, resulting in a touchdown for Texas Tech after a 14-play, 90-yard drive.

0:42 – BAG! White adds a sack to his pick of six, hitting Smith on a whirlwind first down for an 8-yard loss.

Fourth trimester

14:48 NC State stops Texas Tech in fourth-and-8 to force a roll on the downs and get the ball on the Red Raiders 38.

2:20 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN! Thayer Thomas throws a 38-yard TD reception to Sumo on a double pass gimmick play. NC State 27, Texas Tech 7

10:46 — TOUCHDOWN! Smith rushes into the end zone on a 3-yard run to cap a 12-play, 75-yard drive. NC State 27, Texas Tech 14


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