Tar Heels Top Duke 37-21

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Dwight Jones had three touchdown catches while redshirt freshman Giovani Bernard ran for a season-high 165 yards and a score to help North Carolina beat Duke 37-21 on Saturday.

Jones finished with 10 catches for 101 yards to set a school single-season record for receptions, while Bernard had a season-high 30 carries and finished with 222 total yards to lead the Tar Heels (7-5, 3-5 Atlantic Coast Conference). Bryn Renner also threw for 274 yards and tied a school single-season record for TD passes, helping UNC beat the Blue Devils (3-9, 1-7) for the eighth straight year.

North Carolina also capitalized on four turnovers, getting a pair of field goals and Jones' 8-yard scoring catch midway through the fourth quarter following those miscues.

Sean Renfree threw a pair of touchdown passes for Duke, though coach David Cutcliffe went with mobile backup Anthony Boone for most of the second half.


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  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Nov 26, 2011 at 08:14 PM
    well congrats Tarholes, you battled for last place of the coastal division and came out on top. Seen where they were actually given away tickets today to try and fill the stadium, Good Luck in the Tire Bowl!
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      by Bill on Nov 27, 2011 at 06:12 AM in reply to Dave
      youre just a complete IGNORANT person....tarhole?? makes no sense!!!! where were you born??? what state??? im guessing you werent born in this state!!!!
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        by Bill on Nov 27, 2011 at 04:35 PM in reply to Bill
        thats what i thought!!!
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        by Fred on Nov 27, 2011 at 05:14 PM in reply to Bill
        Bill.....tarhole!! I was born in this state!
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        by Dave on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:58 AM in reply to Bill
        Tarhole is correct when referring to UNC, aka Little San Francisco, aka UNC Berkley East, what else do you need Billy. They cheat, and still can't win in football, unless they play Duke, next to last in their own division, lol, the Tarhole Way
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