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BOXSCORE | RECAP
North Carolina State 17, Florida State 16
When: 8:00 PM ET, Saturday, October 6, 2012
Where: Carter Finley Stadium, Raleigh, North Carolina
Temperature: 81°
Head Official: Jerry Magallane
Attendance: 54962


North Carolina State 17, No. 4 Florida State 16: Mike Glennon tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Bryan Underwood on fourth-and-goal with 16 seconds remaining as host North Carolina State stunned Florida State.

After a blocked punt gave North Carolina State a short field with just over two minutes to play, the Wolfpack ran 12 plays before Glennon found Underwood over the middle for the final score.

The play capped a steady uprising for North Carolina State (4-2, 1-1 ACC), which outscored Florida State 17-0 after halftime. The Seminoles (5-1, 2-1) were averaging more than 51 points per game entering Saturday's contest.

Shadrach Thornton trimmed the Seminoles' lead to six at 16-10 with 13:47 remaining in the fourth quarter after he extended his body to score on a 24-yard pass play.

Chris Thompson rushed for 141 yards and EJ Manuel tossed a touchdown pass to Nick O'Leary, but the Seminoles were denied their first 6-0 start since 1999.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Thompson reached the 100-yard plateau for the sixth time in his career. ... North Carolina State improved to 11-22 all-time against Florida State, including 7-9 in Raleigh. ... Dustin Hopkins kicked field goals of 49, 20 and 36 yards for Florida State.

Top Game Performances
Rushing
Florida State   North Carolina State
Chris Thompson Player Tony Creecy
25 Attempts 14
141 Yards 34
5.6 Avg Yards 2.4
0 Touchdowns 0
0 Long 0
Receiving
Florida State   North Carolina State
Rashad Greene Player Quintin Payton
6 Receptions 6
60 Yards 79
10.0 Avg Yards 13.2
0 Touchdowns 0
0 Long 0
Team Stats Summary
 
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Florida State 343 125 218 1 3 1 1.0 0
North Carolina State 325 66 259 2 1 1 4.0 0