RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Calvin Johnson caught nine passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as 20th-ranked Georgia Tech defeated North Carolina State, 31-23.
James Johnson also caught two TD passes and Reggie Ball threw for 215 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions for the Yellow Jackets (7-2, 5-1 ACC), who are in first place in the Coastal Division of the ACC.
Tashard Choice rushed 34 times for a season-high 164 yards for Georgia Tech.
Patrick Lowery ran an interception back for a touchdown and Darrel Blackman ran a kickoff back 95-yards for a TD for the Wolfpack (3-6, 2-4), who have lost four straight by eight points or fewer.
N.C. State's Daniel Evans completed 21-of-53 passes for 270 yards with no touchdowns.