Recap - Tar Heels Defeat Wake Forest 49-24
|Recap - Tar Heels Defeat Wake Forest 49-24|
North Carolina's aerial attack produced 338 yards and the Tar Heels produced a 49-24 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday at Kenan Stadium.
The Tar Heels were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 52.5.
Giovani Bernard rushed for 154 yards, while Sean Tapley added 38 yards in the win. Dwight Jones and Erik Highsmith added 138 and 87 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Pendergrass rushed for 99 yards for Wake Forest, while Tommy Bohanon added 17 yards. Tanner Price threw for 146 yards for the Demon Deacons, while receivers Michael Campanaro and Danny Dembry had 88 and 56 yards respectively.
Wake Forest lost the offensive yardage battle to North Carolina 562-331 yards in Saturday's game. North Carolina had more first downs as that total ended up 22-18.
Wake Forest lost the time of possession battle 35:36/24:24, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
North Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against North Carolina State. Wake Forest will aim to get back on the winning track vs Notre Dame.