Matthew Cox

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Tar Heels cap off football season with win

Two weeks ago, North Carolina suffered its only loss of the season at Kenan Stadium against Georgia Tech after the Yellow Jackets returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown en route to 30 points in the third quarter and a 68-50 victory.


	North Carolina defender Boyd Okwuonu leaps to fend off Duke’s Will Donovan as UNC’s Alex Olofson waits to recieve the ball in the Tar Heels’ 1-0 victory.

UNC takes down Duke in ACC quarterfinal

Danny Garcia scored his fourth goal of the season to give No. 3 North Carolina (15-2-1) a 1-0 start to postseason play in its ACC quarterfinal against Duke (8-8-2) Tuesday night at Fetzer Field.



Noted and Quoted: GT 68 UNC 50

Noted: North Carolina and Georgia Tech combined to score the most points, 118, in ACC history. The two teams combined for more than 1,000 yards of total offense, and almost 500 yards of kickoff return yards. UNC allowed the second-most points in school history, only one point less than the 69 the Tar Heels allowed against Louisville in 2005. UNC set a school scored for most points scored in a loss with 50.


Halftime Update: UNC men's soccer team leads Duke in ACC quarterfinal

Danny Garcia scored his fourth goal of the season to give the North Carolina men’s soccer team a positive start to postseason play in its ACC quarterfinal against Duke. UNC midfielder Raby George stole the ball from Duke’s Zach Mathers on the edge of the Blue Devils’ box in the 22nd minute before slipping a pass to Garcia.


Halftime update: UNC football vs. Idaho

Five different Tar Heels scored touchdowns in the first half against Idaho to lead North Carolina to a 45-0 halftime lead Saturday. The Tar Heels opened the scoring on a 36-yard flea flicker in which quarterback Bryn Renner handed the ball to Giovani Bernard, who pitched the ball back for Renner to throw to an open Sean Tapley. Bernard had two rushing touchdowns, including a 68-yard run that was the longest of his career. Freshman receiver Quinshad Davis caught the first touchdown of his career on a 35-yard throw from Renner. UNC blocked two punts in the first half, including tailback Romar Morris’ second blocked punt of the year.


Murphy steps up for Tar Heels

A thunderstorm delayed No. 1 North Carolina’s 2-0 win over Virginia Tech by 90 minutes in both teams’ first ACC game of the season. But even the heavy rain couldn’t cool off UNC senior Martin Murphy, who scored two goals in the first half.