North Carolina State took advantage of Boston College in the first quarter, putting up 10 points while holding the Eagles scoreless.
Josh Czajkowski connected on a 40-yard field goal with 10:05 left to play in the first quarter to give the Wolfpack a 3-0 lead.
Meanwhile, Boston College's offense, led by sophomore quarterback Dave Shinskie yet again, was unable to move the ball effectively.
The Wolfpack capitalized on another opportunity, blocking a punt by Ryan Quigley inside the Eagles' 20 yard line. D.J. Green recovered the punt in the end zone, giving North Carolina State a 10-0 advantage that would hold through the end of the quarter.