The Cavaliers got the scoring started early in the first quarter, when quarterback Phillip Sims rushed for a 1-yard touchdown. Virginia then turned to Michael Rocco behind center, and Rocco delivered with an 18-yard touchdown strike to Darius Jennings at the end of the first quarter.
Virginia added on to their lead late in the second quarter, when N.C. State quarterback Mike Glennon was sacked for a safety, giving the Cavaliers a 16-0 lead.
Virginia had a chance to extend their lead to 19-0 at the end of the half, but Ian Frye missed a 23-yard field goal.
Since starting the game 4-of-4 passing with a touchdown, Rocco is just 3-of-12 passing. Altogether in the first half, Rocco is 7-of-16 passing for 50 yards and a touchdown.
Perry Jones leads the Cavaliers with 32 rushing yards on six carries.
Virginia's defense has been excellent so far as well, forcing three N.C. State turnovers, including two interceptions.
Virginia has yet to commit a penalty, while the Wolfpack committing just two.