Tar Heels sneak past Cavaliers in a defensive battle

Tar Heels sneak past Cavaliers in a defensive battle

Matt Baker passed for 99 yards, with one touchdown and one interception to lead the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 7-5 win over the No. 23 Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday.

The Tar Heels won this game as a 1-point underdog. The game’s combined score sailed UNDER the posted over/under (53).

Ricky Cook caught a two-yard pass for the game's only touchdown and Ronnie McGill rushed for 118 yards on 22 carries in the win.

Connor Hughes made good on a 37-yard field goal and Marques Hagans completed 14-of-28 passes for 108 yards, with one interception in the loss for the Cavaliers.