November 19, 2012
Keys to the game - revisited: NC State at Clemson
NC State lost a wild shootout at Clemson on Saturday, when they fell 62-48 against the Tigers.
Here are The Wolfpacker's keys to the game - revisited.
Get off to a good start
What we wrote: It's no secret that you can usually tell how an NC State game is going to go by the end of the first quarter. In their four losses, the Pack has been outscored 84-28 in the opening quarter; in their six wins, State has outscored foes by a total of 52-13.
The only game where NC State allowed a touchdown in the opening frame and still won was against The Citadel. They trailed after 15 minutes against both Florida State and Maryland, but it was just a 3-0 deficit in each contest.
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