Baker leads Tar Heels past Utes

Baker leads Tar Heels past Utes

Matt Baker passed for 268 yards and two touchdowns to lead the North Carolina Tar Heels to 31-17 victory against the Utah Utes on Saturday.

The Tar Heels won this game as 5.5-point favorites and made good on covering the spread. The combined score of 48 points fell UNDER the posted total (52).

Barrington Edwards scored a touchdown on the ground, while Jesse Holley and Wallace Wright had a touchdown catch each in the win. Brandon Tate returned the opening kickoff for a 96-yard TD for the Tar Heels.

Quarterback Brian Johnson threw a touchdown and ran in for another in the loss for the Utes.