North Carolina vs Virginia Tech Wrap - Virginia Tech Wins 24-21
North Carolina was unable to slow down Jarrett Boykin, who produced 106 receiving yards as the Hokies defeated the Tar Heels 24-21 on Thursday.
Virginia Tech won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Logan Thomas completed 19 of 32 pass attempts for 195 yards for the Hokies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Giovani Bernard rushed for 45 yards for North Carolina, while Ryan Houston added 42 yards. Bryn Renner threw for 224 yards for the Tar Heels, while receivers Dwight Jones and Erik Highsmith had 105 and 90 yards respectively.
North Carolina outgained Virginia Tech 358-340 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Hokies.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia Tech as their offense was on the field for 32:44, longer than the 27:16 of their opponents.
Virginia Tech looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Virginia. North Carolina will aim to get back on the winning track vs Duke.