Virginia Tech vs North Carolina Recap - Tar Heels Win 48-34
|Virginia Tech vs North Carolina Recap - Tar Heels Win 48-34|
Giovani Bernard tore up the turf for 262 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Tar Heels to a 48-34 win over the Hokies at Kenan Stadium.
North Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 51.5.
Bryn Renner completed 17 of 30 pass attempts for 194 yards for the Tar Heels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Logan Thomas rushed for 20 yards for Virginia Tech, while Michael Holmes added 19 yards. Logan Thomas threw for 354 yards for the Hokies, while receivers Corey Fuller and Demitri Knowles had 143 and 83 yards respectively.
Virginia Tech was outgained by North Carolina 533-394 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-22 by the Tar Heels.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia Tech as their offense was on the field for 30:33, longer than the 29:27 of their opponents.
North Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Virginia Tech will aim to get back on the winning track vs Duke.