Tar Heels vs Blue Devils Final: 24-19 - Recap
North Carolina got a 116-yard performance from Anthony Elzy as a key part of its 24-19 victory over the Blue Devils on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium.
North Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
T.J. Yates completed 28 of 35 pass attempts for 264 yards for the Tar Heels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Brandon Connette rushed for 16 yards for Duke, while Juwan Thompson added 11 yards. Sean Renfree threw for 242 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Austin Kelly and Donovan Varner had 67 and 67 yards respectively.
Duke lost the offensive yardage battle to North Carolina 519-275 yards in Saturday's game. North Carolina had more first downs as that total ended up 25-11.
The time of possession battle favored North Carolina as their offense was on the field for 39:33, longer than the 20:27 of their opponents.