NC State 10

(4-5, 2-5 ACC)

Boston College 30

(7-3, 4-3 ACC)

Coverage: ESPN2

7:15 PM ET, November 12, 2005

Alumni Stadium (MA), Chestnut Hill, MA

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NCST 10 0 0 010
BC 7 10 7 630

Top Performers

Passing: M. Stone (NCST) - 247 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: L. Whitworth (BC) - 26 CAR, 119 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: W. Blackmon (BC) - 3 REC, 151 YDS


CHESTNUT HILL, Massachusetts (Ticker) -- Boston College spotted North Carolina State an double-digit lead. It turned out to be nothing Matt Ryan could not overcome.

In his first game since being named starter in place of Quinton Porter, Ryan ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to lead the Eagles to a 30-10 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over the Wolfpack.

Brian Clark scored on a 96-yard pass from Marcus Stone just under five minutes into the game and John Deraney kicked a 48-yard field goal to open a 10-0 lead for the Wolfpack with 6:48 left in the first quarter.

Boston College (7-4, 4-3 ACC Atlantic) took a 17-10 lead at the half after Ryan hit Chris Miller with a 17-yard TD pass with 24 seconds left in the second quarter.

Ryan, who completed 8-of-16 passes for 185 yards, ran for a three-yard TD in the third quarter and added a one-yard scoring run with 1:50 to play to cap the scoring.

L.V. Whitworth, who pulled the Eagles within 10-7 with a one-yard TD run late in the first quarter, finished with 119 yards on 26 carries.

NC State (4-5, 3-5 Atlantic) averaged 247 yards rushing over its last two games, including a win over Florida State, but was limited to 59 yards on 40 carries.