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Recap - Hokies Defeat North Carolina 27-17

Recap - Hokies Defeat North Carolina 27-17

Willie Byrn was good for 123 receiving yards on Saturday as the Hokies grabbed a 27-17 win over the Tar Heels at Lane Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Hokies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 45.5.

Logan Thomas completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 293 yards for the Hokies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Marquise Williams rushed for 56 yards for North Carolina, while T.J. Logan added 25 yards. Marquise Williams threw for 277 yards for the Tar Heels, while receivers Quinshad Davis and Eric Ebron had 94 and 70 yards respectively.

North Carolina outgained Virginia Tech 376-341 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-14 by the Tar Heels.

The time of possession battle favored Virginia Tech as their offense was on the field for 30:38, longer than the 29:22 of their opponents.

Virginia Tech looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. North Carolina will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.