Ponton leads Bulls over Tar Heels

Ricky Ponton ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries to power South Florida past North Carolina 37-20 at Kenan Stadium on Saturday.

The Bulls covered the 3-point spread on the road, and the 57 points scored were OVER the posted total of 45.

Matt Grothe was 14-for-21 for 160 yards and one major, while S.J. Green caught three balls for 76 yards and a score for the Bulls.

Cam Sexton was held to 115 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in a 9-for-26 day, and Ronnie McGill had 57 yards on 16 carries and a score for the Tar Heels.