Tar Heels Fall 26-10 Against Virginia Tech - Game Recap
The Tar Heels came up short against the Hokies in Week 11 action on Saturday, falling 26-10 at Kenan Stadium.
Virginia Tech won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 52.5.
Tyrod Taylor completed 13 of 28 pass attempts for 249 yards for the Hokies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Anthony Elzy rushed for 82 yards for North Carolina, while Shaun Draughn added 18 yards. T.J. Yates threw for 197 yards for the Tar Heels, while receivers Anthony Elzy and Curtis Byrd had 102 and 31 yards respectively.
North Carolina was outgained by Virginia Tech 418-314 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-19 by the Tar Heels.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia Tech as their offense was on the field for 31:55, longer than the 28:05 of their opponents.
Next game, Virginia Tech takes its act on the road to face Miami looking for another win. For North Carolina, they head home to face North Carolina State.