2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl

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2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
West Virginia 21 0 3 7 31
North Carolina 14 9 7 0 30
Date December 27, 2008
Season 2008
Stadium Bank of America Stadium
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
MVP QB Pat White (West Virginia)
Attendance 73,712
Payout US$1,000,000 per team
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers: Sean McDonough
Chris Spielman
Rob Stone
Nielsen ratings 3.9
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 < [[2007 Meineke Car Care Bowl | 2007]]  [[2009 Meineke Car Care Bowl | 2009]]

The 2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl was the seventh edition of the college football bowl game, and was played at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The game started at 1:00 PM US EST on Saturday, December 27, 2008. The game, telecast on ESPN, pitted the North Carolina Tar Heels against the West Virginia Mountaineers, with the Mountaineers winning over the Heels 31-30. The crowd of 73,712 was the largest in the bowl's seven-year history[1] and the largest ever to see a college football game in the state of North Carolina. It was also the fourth-largest crowd of the 2008 bowl season, and the second-largest for a non-BCS bowl.

Scoring summary[edit]

The 2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl between WVU and North Carolina
Scoring Play Score
1st Quarter
WVU - Noel Devine 18-yard TD run (Pat McAfee kick), 8:56 WVU 7-0
UNC - Hakeem Nicks 73-yard TD pass from T.J. Yates (Casey Barth kick), 7:22 Tie 7-7
WVU - Alric Arnett 44-yard TD pass from Pat White (McAfee kick), 5:11 WVU 14-7
UNC - Nicks 66-yard TD pass from Cooter Arnold (Barth kick), 4:57 Tie 14-14
WVU - Bradley Starks 35-yard TD pass from White (McAfee kick), 2:35 WVU 21-14
2nd Quarter
UNC - Safety, Devine tackled in end zone, 13:23 WVU 21-16
UNC - Nicks 25-yard TD pass from Yates(Barth kick), 10:37 UNC 23-21
3rd Quarter
WVU - McAfee 25-yard FG, 9:00 WVU 24-23
UNC - Yates 5-yard TD run (Barth kick), 4:29 UNC 30-24
4th Quarter
WVU - Arnett 20-yard TD pass from White (McAfee kick), 7:14 WVU 31-30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinich, Heather. "Meineke Car Care Bowl: UNC (8-4) vs. West Virginia (8-4)". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 

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