Tar Heels fight back to defeat Blue Devils
Ronnie McGill scored on a four-yard run with 1:38 left in the game to lift the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 24-21 win over the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday.
Despite the loss, the Blue Devils were able to cover the 21-point spread. The game’s combined 45 points fell UNDER the posted total (51).
McGill finished the game with 153 yards rushing on 28 carries. Matt Baker completed 15-of-34 passes for 237 yards and a touchdown, and also rushed for a score. Derrele Mitchell had a 39-yard touchdown reception in the victory for the Tar Heels.
Justin Boyle, Ronnie Drummer, and Zack Asack all rushed for touchdowns in the loss for Duke.