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Week 3 will see the Texas Tech Red Raiders hit the road for the first time in 2022. They face a tough non-conference opponent in No. 16 NC State but are fresh off knocking down top 25 Houston last week. 

The Red Raiders are 2-0, but so is NC State, and both teams will be gunning for a key non-conference win here. The Wolfpack have been sporadic, barely beating ECU in Week 1 before pummeling Charleston Southern by 52 points. No matter which version of NC State shows up tonight, the Raiders will have their work cut out for them.

Wolfpack head coach Dave Doeren has done a lot for this program, and they're on the verge of being real ACC title contenders. With quarterback Devin Leary at the helm, who can beat teams through the air and on the ground, the Wolfpack offense won't be easy to stop for the Red Raiders. If the Red Raiders can't slow down the Wolfpack offense, then it could be a long night for Tech.

NC State's defense was a top 15 unit in the country last season, allowing less than 20 points per game (19.7) and they've done more of the same so far in 2022. The Red Raiders will need quarterback Donovan Smith to step up and play even better than he has through two weeks.

Follow along here at as we offer you live updates throughout the game as the Red Raiders take on the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina.

In-game updates will appear below after kickoff...

END FIRST QUARTER: NC State 6, Texas Tech 0

Red Raiders receive and will start their drive at their own 25-yard line.

Three and out for Tech after what looked like a huge gain on the first play, but was ruled incomplete.

NC State takes over just inside their own 30-yard line after the Red Raiders punt.

Wolfpack RB Houston breaks off two big chunks in a row, but Red Raiders catch a break with a holding call on the second.

Tech gets a big sack on third down and NC State has to punt, but gets it back at the 12-yard line after a Red Raiders muffed catch. 

NC State pulls off the double reverse pass and Thayer Thomas hits QB Devin Leary in the end zone for what should have been the first score of the game, but it's negated due to an illegal man downfield. 

NC State drills a 29-yard field goal after a great defensive stand from Texas Tech. The Wolfpack go up 3-0 early (Q1 7:39)

Texas Tech receives the kick and brings it out to the 20-yard line where they'll start this drive.

NC State CB Tyler Baker-Williams is down with an apparent leg injury.

Smith tries to sneak it on third down, the Wolfpack stuff it and it's fourth down again for Tech.

Punt is shanked, NC State takes over at their 44-yard line with a very short field ahead of them. 

Texas Tech LB Bryce Ramirez just suffered a gruesome leg injury and will not return. 

Penalties push the Wolfpack back and Tech gets the third down stop, NC State tries the 47-yard FG and connects again. NC State leads 6-0.  (Q1 2:29)

Texas Tech returns the kickoff shy of the 20-yard line. They'll have a long field to conquer.

Tech gets stopped on third down, they'll punt to start Q2.

END SECOND QUARTER: NC State 20, Texas Tech 7

Another shanked punt leads to yet another short field for NC State. The Wolfpack take over at the Red Raider 43.

NC State RB Sumo-Karngbaye punches in a TD run from 14 yards out. Wolfpack lead 13-0 (Q2 10:13).

Texas Tech receives the kick off and after a penalty, will take over at the 14 yard line.

Red Raiders are averaging about two yards per play offensively so far.

Tech finally converts on a third down, the offense is gaining some traction through the air. 

Texas Tech goes for it on fourth down and Smith gets pick-sixed NC State's White. 84-yard INT return TD puts the Wolfpack up 20-0.

Donovan Smith hits Myles Price for a 25-yard TD and the Raiders' first points.

Halftime: NC State 20, Texas Tech 7

END THIRD QUARTER: NC State 20, Texas Tech 7 

NC State receives and will start their drive at the 25-yard line after a touchback on kickoff.

Red Raiders get a huge sack on third down, NC State punts and Tech takes over at the 22 yard-line.

Both offenses have stalled a bit here in the third quarter. NC State has the ball on their own 19-yard line.

NC State is still driving and are at the Tech 37-yard line. Raiders need a stop here.

Red Raiders force a fumble on the doorstep of the goal line as NC State RB Sumo-Karngbaye nearly scores but lets the ball slip for a touchback. Tech takes over at the 25-yard line. 

END FOURTH QUARTER: NC State 27, Texas Tech 14

Texas Tech starts the quarter with the ball at their own 35-yard line.

After a Raiders turnover, NC State strikes immediately on a pass from WR Thayer Thomas to Sumo-Karngby. It's a 20-point lead now for the Wolfpack (Q4 14:20)

Smith runs one in from six yards out and makes it a two score game. NC State 27, Texas Tech 14 (Q4 10:46).

Tech gets another big third down stop and momentum is building. After the NC State punt, the Red Raiders take over at their 42-yard line.

With just over two minutes to go, Texas Tech looks like they're out of chances tonight. NC State 27, Texas Tech 14 (Q4 1:53) 

QB Berhen Morton is in the game for Texas Tech.

Morton throws his first career interception and this one is all but over.

FINAL- NC State 27, Texas Tech 14

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