North Carolina State Defeats West Virginia 23-7 - Recap
|North Carolina State Defeats West Virginia 23-7 - Recap|
North Carolina State earned a 23-7 victory over West Virginia on Tuesday in Champs Sports Bowl action at Florida Citrus Bowl.
North Carolina State was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Russell Wilson completed 28 of 45 pass attempts for 275 yards for the Wolfpack in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Geno Smith rushed for 59 yards for West Virginia, while Noel Devine added 50 yards. Geno Smith threw for 196 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Stedman Bailey and Jock Sanders had 61 and 58 yards respectively.
North Carolina State outgained West Virginia 378-326 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-19 by the Wolfpack.
North Carolina State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 36:46/23:14 split in that important category.