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News Roundup: That's Five Edition

-- Wolfpack savors satisfying win

Even coach Tom O'Brien gave the jubilant players an "extra hour," along with their normally allotted 24 hours, to celebrate the team's fifth consecutive win against the Tar Heels and its first shutout in the rivalry in 51 years.

"That's their big bonus," O'Brien said.

Sweet deal, coach!

-- Wolfpack walks the walk with win over Tar Heels. This link includes arguably the best TOB photo of all time.

-- O'Brien fired up over needed win

-- Drama from coaches' spat exceeded game (The inevitable headline.)

-- UNC at NC State game observations

-- Heels loss warms Withers' hot seat. I mean, I suppose. But after Bubba's introductory presser, it never really sounded like Withers had a shot at getting that interim tag removed. I thought that was part of the reason why Withers was so frank last week...he's coaching with nothing to lose.

-- Tar Heels struggle to execute

-- Pack secondary continues takeaway trend

-- Wolfpack defense sinks Withers' 'flagship'

-- Amerson picks way into State record books

-- Bowl eligibility and 'happy farmers'

-- Emotional Wolfpack responds to coach's comments

-- Broken record:

"I guess you just have to give credit to N.C. State's defense," Cooper said.

Why, yes, I suppose you do.

--  UNC offense struggles in fifth-straight loss to NC State

-- Tar Heels left without answers after loss to Wolfpack

-- O'Brien, Wolfpack dominating rivalry. And how!

-- With an assist from Withers, Wolfpack makes it five straight against UNC

-- Of rivalry games and job security

-- State's stifling defense extends streak over UNC to five