Demon Deacons vs Wolfpack Final: 34-27 - Recap
|Demon Deacons vs Wolfpack Final: 34-27 - Recap|
Chris Givens inflicted damage on the North Carolina State secondary, receiving 111 yards as Wake Forest defeated the Wolfpack 34-27 at BB&T Field.
Bettors who backed the Demon Deacons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 50.5.
Tanner Price completed 22 of 35 pass attempts for 297 yards for the Demon Deacons in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Wolfpack defense.
Curtis Underwood rushed for 56 yards for North Carolina State, while James Washington added 49 yards. Mike Glennon threw for 315 yards for the Wolfpack, while receivers T.J. Graham and Tobais Palmer had 117 and 96 yards respectively.
North Carolina State was outgained by Wake Forest 438-424 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Demon Deacons.
North Carolina State lost the time of possession battle 30:25/29:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Wake Forest looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Gardner-Webb. North Carolina State will aim to get back on the winning track vs South Alabama.