1998 MicronPC Bowl
1234 Total
NC State 7376 23
Miami 1413316 46
DateDecember 29, 1998
StadiumPro Player Stadium
LocationMiami Gardens, Florida
MVPQB Scott Covington (Miami)
RefereeRandy Sims (C-USA)
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersTV: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Mark May (analyst)
MicronPC Bowl
 < 1997 1999

The 1998 MicronPC Bowl was an American college football bowl game that was played on December 29, 1998, at Pro Player Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The game matched the North Carolina State Wolfpack against the Miami Hurricanes. The game began at 7:35 p.m. EST and aired on TBS. It was the final contest of the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season for both teams, and ended in a 46–23 victory for Miami. This was the ninth edition of what was originally the Blockbuster Bowl, and first edition (of three) sponsored by MicronPC.

Game summary

Scoring summary



Statistics[1] NCSU MIA
First downs 31 27
Plays–yards 84–498 65–594
Rushes–yards 40–297 38–269
Passing yards 201 325
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 22–44–5 18–27–0
Time of possession 30:53 29:07


  1. ^ a b "Scoring Summary (Final)" (PDF). University of Miami. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 28, 2014. Retrieved December 28, 2014.