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Tar Heels fight back to defeat Blue Devils

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.