N.C. State led by as many as 17 points in the first half against No. 17 North Carolina (5-3) on Tuesday night before taking a 79-76 win in Raleigh as Devon Daniels had 21 points for the Wolfpack (5-1) in the ACC opener for both teams. … The ACC championship game between Clemson and Notre Dame had over 10 million viewers. … Dunn Area Sports has received its 167,000th view. Thank you! … Running back Michael Carter, receiver Dyami Brown and linebacker Chazz Surratt of UNC have opted out of the Orange Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft. … In bowl games Tuesday, Nevada downed Tulane, 38-27, and Brigham Young rolled past Central Florida, 49-23. … In the New Orleans Bowl today, Louisiana Tech (5-4) meets Georgia Southern (7-5) (ESPN, 3 p.m.). … Memphis (7-3) takes on Florida Atlantic (5-3) (ESPN, 7 p.m.) in the Montgomery Bowl. … Auburn has named Bryan Harsin of Boise State as its new football coach. … Kyrie Irving had 26 points and Kevin Durant scored 22 as the Brooklyn Nets opened the NBA season with a 125-99 win over Golden State. … The Los Angeles Clippers downed the LA Lakers, the defending champs, 116-109, as Paul George put up 33 points.