Poll watchers: Heels, Pack to meet as ranked opponents

Brett Friedlander

Mack Brown says UNC has been overrated while NC State is underrated. But none of that will matter once the Tar Heels and Wolfpack line up against each other as ranked opponents for the first time since 1997.

It's always an emotional affair when these two renew their annual rivalry, but Saturday's game in Chapel Hill figures to be even more hotly contested than usual because of all the plot twists involved. ....