Boxscore
Duke 33, North Carolina 30
Saturday, October 20, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Wallace Wade Stadium
Attendance - 33941

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
North Carolina 3 3 3 21 30
Duke 10 10 3 10 33

Recap


Duke 33: North Carolina 30: Jamison Crowder caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Sean Renfree with 13 seconds remaining, lifting the Blue Devils to an Atlantic Coast Conference victory against the visiting Tar Heels and making them bowl-eligible for the first time since 1994.

Renfree finished 23-of-36 for 276 yards and a touchdown while Conner Vernon caught six passes for 124 yards and Crowder had five receptions for 41 yards. Josh Snead led the Duke rushing attack with 99 yards on 15 carries.

The victory ended an eight-game losing streak by the Blue Devils (6-2, 3-1 ACC) against the Tar Heels (5-3, 2-2) in the earliest meeting between the teams since 1943.

Duke had taken a 23-9 lead on a 20-yard field goal by Ross Martin with 4:28 left in the third quarter and moved ahead 26-16 on his 43-yard kick with 9:22 left in the game.

Giovani Bernard rushed for 143 yards on 24 carries and scored a fourth-quarter rushing touchdown for North Carolina. He also scored on a 4-yard fumble recovery with 3:12 left in the game after teammate Erik Highsmith was stripped of the ball after a long reception, giving the Tar Heels a 30-26 lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Duke rushed for a season-high 234 yards, while North Carolina gave up its most rushing yards in a game this season. … The Blue Devils led 20-6 at the half, their first halftime lead against North Carolina since 2003. … The Tar Heels are 5-1 with Bernard in the lineup this season. He recorded his third straight 100-yard rushing game.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:00
North Carolina   FG  Duke 0 - North Carolina 3
1st Quarter - 6:59
Duke   TD  Duke 7 - North Carolina 3
1st Quarter - 2:02
Duke   FG  Duke 10 - North Carolina 3
2nd Quarter - 14:12
Duke   FG  Duke 13 - North Carolina 3
2nd Quarter - 11:20
North Carolina   FG  Duke 13 - North Carolina 6
2nd Quarter - 4:25
Duke   TD  Duke 20 - North Carolina 6
3rd Quarter - 8:28
North Carolina   FG  Duke 20 - North Carolina 9
3rd Quarter - 4:28
Duke   FG  Duke 23 - North Carolina 9
4th Quarter - 13:14
North Carolina   TD  Duke 23 - North Carolina 16
4th Quarter - 9:22
Duke   FG  Duke 26 - North Carolina 16
4th Quarter - 6:28
North Carolina   TD  Duke 26 - North Carolina 23
4th Quarter - 3:12
North Carolina   TD  Duke 26 - North Carolina 30
4th Quarter - 0:13
Duke   TD  Duke 33 - North Carolina 30
TEAMS

Team Records

  North Carolina Duke
W/L 5 - 3 - 0 6 - 2 - 0
Conference 2 - 2 - 0 3 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  North Carolina Duke
Score 30 33
First Downs 22 28
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-15
27%
9-for-18
50%
4th Down Efficiency 4-for-4
100%
1-for-2
50%
Total Yards 414 510
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 38-177 53-234
Average/Rush 4.7 4.4
Passing
Comp-Att 20-33 23-36
Passing Yards 237 276
Average/Pass Play 7.0 7.5
Penalties-Yards 2-20 8-79
Fumbles-Lost 3-2 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 26:21 33:39

PLAYER STATS

North Carolina (5 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Renner 19/32 198 2 0
M. Williams 1/1 39 0 0
Duke (6 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Renfree 23/36 276 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
G. Bernard 24 143 6.0 1
A. Blue 2 11 5.5 0
R. Morris 2 9 4.5 0
T. Hibbard 1 8 8.0 0
B. Renner 8 5 0.6 0
M. Williams 1 1 1.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Snead 15 99 6.6 0
J. Duncan 22 74 3.4 1
J. Thompson 11 64 5.8 0
A. Boone 1 2 2.0 1
W. Canty 1 0 0.0 0
S. Renfree 2 -4 -2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
E. Ebron 5 68 13.6 0
E. Highsmith 4 66 16.5 0
G. Bernard 5 66 13.2 1
S. Tapley 2 16 8.0 1
B. Renner 0 8 0.0 0
Q. Davis 2 7 3.5 0
A. Blue 1 7 7.0 0
R. Morris 1 0 0.0 0
P. Jenest 0 -1 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Vernon 6 124 20.7 0
J. Crowder 5 41 8.2 1
D. Scott 3 38 12.7 0
I. Blakeney 3 29 9.7 0
D. Reeves 1 20 20.0 0
J. Duncan 3 12 4.0 0
J. Thompson 2 12 6.0 0
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