Heels Fall Short Against Miami

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Jacory Harris passed for 267 yards and three touchdowns to help Miami beat North Carolina 30-24 on Saturday.

The Hurricanes (3-3, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) nearly lost a 24-point lead, surviving a sluggish second half for their first road win under Al Golden.

Bryn Renner passed for 288 yards and two touchdowns for the Tar Heels (5-2, 1-2), who trailed 27-3 late in the second quarter.

Giovani Bernard rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown, becoming the first North Carolina player to rush for at least 100 yards in five consecutive games since Ethan Horton in 1984.

Miami, which gained 263 of its 311 total yards in the first half, avoided the first 0-3 start in league play in program history. The Hurricanes also picked up their first win in five tries at North Carolina.


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  • by Butch Location: Winterville on Oct 16, 2011 at 08:21 AM
    Actually went to the game yesterday with a friend, I'm not a carolina fan, but what a boring place to watch a game. Empty seats everywhere, and a quite crowd to say the least. Even in second half, when they were making a run, it was like a library. Carolina fans talk how they love the team, but you would never know it going to a game. A lame place for football for sure, guess wine and cheese crowd. They may not want the head coach to win, and since they finally found someone who wanted the AD job, the coach not going to be there long anyway. He wasn't Bubba's hire, so he will be fired at end of season.
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      by Cindy on Oct 16, 2011 at 03:53 PM in reply to Butch
      Got to agree, I have been to one game this year as well, and their fan base is terrible at the game. Sad that have such a nice stadium and awful fans. It was like being at a funeral it's so quite and they were winning for once.
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        by Anonymous on Oct 17, 2011 at 06:46 AM in reply to Cindy
        quite" did you mean quiet? you must have went to ECU with you friend Butch, LOL
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          by Fred on Oct 18, 2011 at 06:24 AM in reply to
          "you" did you mean "your"? If you are going to criticize someone's grammar or typos you should make sure your post is perfect moron! :)
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      by Anonymous on Oct 17, 2011 at 06:45 AM in reply to Butch
      quite? did you mean quiet?
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      by Bud on Oct 17, 2011 at 11:23 AM in reply to Butch
      And Lord help you if you stand up at all during the game, football and basketball. They will shout you down like you cut in line for Communion! Those people just hate to get out of their chair for anything other than to leave when the buzzer sounds.
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      by Lurking on Oct 17, 2011 at 05:08 PM in reply to Butch
      yeah ECU's stadium is full until half time.
  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Oct 16, 2011 at 08:14 AM
    You think this week was bad for the holes, wait till next week, when Clemson puts a beat down on them!
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      by Anonymous on Oct 16, 2011 at 10:58 AM in reply to Dave
      Clemson would put a beat down on just about anybody so whats your point moron?
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        by Jim on Oct 16, 2011 at 02:08 PM in reply to
        Of the 5 games the holes have left, they only game they have a chance is with Duke, and that is going to be close, everybody else has owned the holes.
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        by Billy on Oct 17, 2011 at 12:37 AM in reply to
        Did Clemson put a beat down on Maryland this past weekend? That's right, the answer is no. They had a shoot out with them. Just because someone post a comment you don't agree with Anonymous, doesn't make them a moron, but comments like yours does make you look like one. Does UNC have a chance against Clemson, yea a chance, but they are going to get beat. Clemson a better team on paper, but if you going to call names, get your facts correct! Put your big pants on and have a good day!
  • by Anonymous on Oct 16, 2011 at 12:46 AM
    Did they honestly think a hook and ladder was the best play to end the game on?
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      by Dave on Oct 16, 2011 at 02:04 PM in reply to
      It was the only thing they had left, don't worry you guys will have a new coach next year , the holes just suck, and aka. not the best team in the state, earth to anonymous, get a life
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        by earth on Oct 16, 2011 at 03:19 PM in reply to Dave
        get a life? whos the one who has nothing better to do then go to articles about a team he does not even like and post negative comments?
  • by Fred Location: NC on Oct 15, 2011 at 07:57 PM
    Well, no ACC football title for the heels....again.
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      by Anonymous on Oct 16, 2011 at 10:59 AM in reply to Fred
      and there will be 10 other teams with no ACC title so whats your point moron?
  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Oct 15, 2011 at 02:11 PM
    Boo-Hoo, that score going to surprise who?
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