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Final: No. 12 NC State 41, Connecticut 10

NC State is aiming to improve to 4-0 with visiting Connecticut on Saturday night on RSN at Carter-Finley Stadium.

The Huskies have lost their starting quarterback and backup running back for the season, and starting running back Nathan Carter is also injured. UConn (1-3 overall) is coming off from losing 59-0 against Michigan.

Related link — Connecticut at NC State running box score and play-by-play

NC State hosts Connecticut at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on RSN in Raleigh.
NC State hosts Connecticut at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on RSN in Raleigh.

Final statistics (10:28 p.m.)

UConn tacks on late score (10:24 p.m.)

UConn running back Victor Rosa gets a 11-yard touchdown. NC State leads 41-10 with 2:08 left in the game.

Kicker Collin Smith drains field goal (9:58 p.m.)

NC State redshirt sophomore kicker Collin Smith makes a 40-yard field goal with room to spare. NC State leads 41-3 with 13:22 left in the fourth quarter.

Statistics through three quarters (9:48 p.m.)

Porter Rooks catches first career touchdown (9:38 p.m.)

Wide receiver Porter Rooks breaks free and he catches the four-yard touchdown. NC State leads 38-3 with 4:17 left in the third quarter.

Halftime statistics (8:58 p.m.)

UConn gets INT, which leads to field goal (8:55 p.m.)

UConn sophomore kicker Noe Ruelas makes the 28-yard field-goal attempt and NC State leads 31-3 at halftime. The scoring opportunity came after NC State quarterback Devin Leary threw an interception to UConn linebacker Brandon Bouyer-Randle.

Keyon Lesane gets first career touchdown (8:39 p.m.)

Wide receiver Keyon Lesane catches a two-yard fade pass and NC State leads 31-0 with 2:53 left in the second quarter.

Devin Carter finds success (8:23 p.m.)

NC State quarterback Devin Leary hits wide receiver Devin Carter for the one-yard touchdown pass. NC State leads 24-0 with 9:32 left in the second quarter. Carter's 28-yard reception set up the score.

First quarter statistics (8:09 p.m.)

NC State tacks on a field goal (8:06 p.m.)

NCSU senior Christopher Dunn makes the 48-yard field goal, and the Wolfpack leads 17-0 with 51 seconds left in the first quarter.

Early 14-0 lead (7:49 p.m.)

NC State running back Demie Sumo-Karngbaye slashes through the left side for the 20-yard touchdown. NC State leads 14-0 with 7:26 left in the first quarter.

NC State goes deep (7:33 p.m.)

NC State quarterback Devin Leary throws a 75-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Thayer Thomas on the first play of the game for an early 7-0 lead with 14:46 left in the first quarter.

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