NCSTATE 0 3 7 0 10
UCONN 0 0 0 7 7
Date of game: 9/8/2012

Recap: Connecticut vs. NC State

Hartford, CT (Sports Network) - The NC State Wolfpack rode a solid defensive effort to a 10-7 victory over Connecticut in a non-conference tilt at Rentschler Stadium.

Mike Glennon overcame six sacks to throw for 204 yards and a touchdown, helping the Wolfpack (1-1) rebound from last week's loss to Tennessee.

Chandler Whitmer had a tough day under center for the Huskies (1-1), as he completed just 15-of-27 passes and was intercepted three times, while also taking three sacks.

Wolfpack kicker Niklas Sade accounted for the only points of the first half with a 40-yard field goal late in the second quarter.

NC State extended its lead to 10-0 midway through the third quarter, as Glennon hooked up with Bryan Underwood for a 46-yard scoring strike.

UConn finally got on the scoreboard at the 7:00 mark of the fourth quarter, when Lyle McCombs found pay dirt on a five-yard run. The Huskies got the ball back once more at their own 27-yard line with 3:17 remaining but were unable to cross midfield.

NC State's defense forced four turnovers for the game and held UConn to 2- of-12 on third down, atoning for a lackluster day by the Wolfpack offense.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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