Recap - Tar Heels Defeat Virginia 37-13
|Recap - Tar Heels Defeat Virginia 37-13|
Bryn Renner threw for 315 yards to lead the Tar Heels over Virginia 37-13 on Thursday in Week 12 action at Scott Stadium.
The Tar Heels were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 61.5.
Giovani Bernard rushed for 57 yards, while Marquise Williams added 40 yards in the win. Quinshad Davis and Erik Highsmith added 178 and 49 receiving yards respectively.
Kevin Parks rushed for 53 yards for Virginia, while Perry Jones added 50 yards. Michael Rocco threw for 155 yards for the Cavaliers, while receivers Dominique Terrell and Jake McGee had 79 and 46 yards respectively.
Virginia was outgained by North Carolina 446-350 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-17 by the Tar Heels.
North Carolina lost the time of possession battle 34:17/25:43, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
North Carolina heads into a Week 13 battle against Maryland. Virginia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Virginia Tech.