Tar Heels vs Cavaliers Final: 28-17 - Recap
North Carolina got a 102-yard performance from Giovani Bernard as a key part of its 28-17 victory over the Cavaliers on Saturday at Kenan Stadium.
North Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 48.5.
Bryn Renner completed 15 of 21 pass attempts for 143 yards for the Tar Heels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kevin Parks rushed for 98 yards for Virginia, while Perry Jones added 39 yards. Michael Rocco threw for 287 yards for the Cavaliers, while receivers Kris Burd and Matt Snyder had 110 and 72 yards respectively.
North Carolina was outgained by Virginia 468-401 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Cavaliers.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia as their offense was on the field for 30:59, longer than the 29:01 of their opponents.
North Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia Tech. Virginia will aim to get back on the winning track vs Southern Miss.