D’Eriq King leads Canes past upset bid Wolfpack in North Carolina

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 11 Miami (Florida) Hurricanes held off an upset bid from the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The Hurricanes won 44-41 over the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina.

This was the first meeting between the two teams since the 2016 season. However, Miami (Florida) has won three straight games in the series.

Miami (Florida) Hurricanes quarterback D’Eriq King carries the football against the North Carolina State Wolfpack
D’Eriq King carries the football against the North Carolina State Wolfpack (Photo by Canes Football/Instagram)

The Hurricanes have not been defeated in this series since a 38-28 loss on November 29, 2008 at North Carolina State.

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Since the series began in 1939, Miami (Florida) leads the all-time series 10-5-1. Only one of these games came in a Bowl game, which was in the Micron PC Bowl in a 46-23 win over the Wolfpack in Miami, Florida on December 29th, 1998.

Hurricanes quarterback D’Eriq King went 31 of 41 for 430 yards. He had five touchdown passes.

King also had 15 carries for 105 yards. Mike Harley had eight receptions for 153 yards and two touchdowns.

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Wolfpack quarterback Bailey Hockman went 29 of 28 for 248 yards. He had two touchdown passes and one interception.

Ricky Person Jr. had 12 carries for 79 yards. Emeka Emezie had four receptions for 95 yards.

Harley caught the aforementioned two touchdowns for the Hurricanes. Mark Pope, Will Mallory, and Dee Wiggins also caught touchdown receptions, as well.

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Jose Borregales also made three field goals for Miami (Florida).

Zonovan Knight had a rushing touchdown for the Wolfpack. Cary Angeline, Hockman, and Devin Carter also had receiving touchdowns.

Knight also had a 100 kickoff return for a touchdown. Christopher Dunn also made two field goals.

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