Home cooking, defense key for NC State

Thanks to some home cooking and a solid defense, NC State should handle South Florida in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

Updated: December 21, 2005, 11:12 AM ET
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A little home cooking awaits NC State in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Chuck Amato's Wolfpack has a 3-1 mark in bowl games and will play South Florida, which is making its first-ever trip to the postseason.