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North Carolina knocks off No. 16 Miami, 20-13

Mitch Trubisky threw two touchdown passes, Malik Carney forced a turnover with 1:31 left to thwart Miami's last chance at a rally and North Carolina knocked off the 16th-ranked Hurricanes 20-13 on Saturday. Ryan Switzer and Austin Proehl had scoring catches for the Tar Heels. Bug Howard had 10 catches for 156 yards for UNC, which rebounded from last week's loss to Virginia Tech. (Associated Press)

Video: Bug Howard's Career Day at Miami

North Carolina wide receiver Bug Howard had himself a day, hauling in 10 catches for 156 yards (both career highs) in the Tar Heels' 20-13 win at Miami on October 15, 2016. View Video...

Video: UNC Secondary Making Plays at Miami

The North Carolina defensive backs were all over the field against the Hurricanes, helping the Tar Heels to a 20-13 victory at Miami on October 15, 2016. View Video...

Box Score: North Carolina 20, Miami 13

View the complete box score from North Carolina's key 20-13 ACC Coastal division victory over Miami Saturday in South Florida. (View Box Score)

UNC's 5 Keys To Beating Miami

The Tar Heels’ game Saturday at No. 16 Miami is a must-win affair. Lose, and the team will reshape its goals, win and they enter a final stretch of five games, each of which they will be favored, perhaps even heavily favored. To take care of business, there are many things the Heels must do well and have go their way, but we’ve singled out five things. Here they are: (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tar Heels looking to turn around turnover woes vs. Miami

There’s no hiding behind coach speak on this topic. Athletes and coaches often give clichéd answers when asked about specific issues, many times dodging unpleasant points all together. According to M.J. Stewart, that isn’t the case for the UNC secondary. “We definitely talk about turnovers. Turnovers are a big thing that we talk about every week,” Stewart said. (Wilmington Star News)

Video: Mark Richt expects UNC to challenge on both sides of the ball

Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt says North Carolina has done a good job of developing players and he expects the Tar Heels to present challenges on both sides of the ball Saturday afternoon. (FOX Sports)

Catching Up With Former Tar Heel Connor Barth

In a profession where you are only as good as your last kick, former Tar Heel Connor Barth has managed to carve out an eight-year career in the NFL. From 2004-2007 Barth booted a team record 54 field goals at UNC. This year, the Chicago Bears signed him to replace the popular Robbie Gould. (Inside Carolina)

UNC, No. 16 Miami looking to get back on track after losses

The 16th-ranked Hurricanes play host to North Carolina Saturday, a game that shapes up to be critical for the hopes of each club in the Coastal Division race. "It's going to be huge," UNC coach Larry Fedora said. "Another ranked opponent on the road in a hostile environment." It's the third straight week that North Carolina has faced a ranked foe. (Associated Press)

Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. Miami

UNC visits No. 16 Miami on Saturday in a divisional matchup that could potentially eliminate the losing team from the ACC Coastal race. The Hurricanes are a seven-point favorite as both teams look to bounce back from losses a week ago. Miami lost to Florida State, 20-19. UNC suffered its worst home loss in eight years with a 34-3 defeat against Virginia Tech. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Naz Jones Leading UNC's Defense

North Carolina senior defensive lineman Nazair Jones discusses changing his body, emerging as a leader on the Tar Heel defense, and bouncing back from a tough loss. View Video...

Clinic Talk: What the UNC Tar Heels will run against the Miami Hurricanes

Coach Larry Fedora has his Tar Heels firing on all cylinders in 2016. I was at the bowl game in Orlando that saw UNC get boat raced by Baylor. How the tables have turned with Art Briles unemployed and Fedora’s Heels 4-2 and looking to knock off all of the ACC’s alleged powers in FSU, Virginia Tech, and Miami. How has Coach Fedora done it? (State of the U)

Carolina Heads South To Face Miami Saturday

North Carolina faces a ranked Atlantic Coast Conference team for the third consecutive week when the Tar Heels head south to play No. 16 Miami on Saturday, Oct. 15. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. and the game will be televised by ABC/ESPN2. It is the second time in the last three weeks that the Tar Heels are on the road against a ranked team. (GoHeels.com)

Stat Look: Offensive scheme huge for UNC against Miami

North Carolina will face a Miami defense with a lot of depth and talent on the defensive line. Miami allows 3.4 yards per rushing attempt -- a similar figure to UNC's previous opponents Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech--although, the Hurricanes have allowed each teams' top running back to run for greater than five yards-per-carry in the past two weeks. (Carolina Blue)

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Miami Hurricanes Preview and Prediction

North Carolina came into the season hoping to shore up its defense and rely on a potent offense as the Tar Heels sought to defend their ACC Coastal Division title. Their offense has played well for the most part, but the unit has lost some balance without a strong running game and the defense still has holes. Prediction: Miami 31, North Carolina 27 (Athlon Sports)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 20
Miami: 13
Sat, Oct 15 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Virginia
Sat, Oct 22, 3:00 ET RSN Tickets

UNC vs. Georgia Tech
Sat, Nov 5, TBD Tickets

UNC @ Duke
Thu, Nov 10, 7:30 ET ESPN Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
at Virginia Tech37
NC State0
at Louisville0
SAT, OCT 22 12:00 PM ET
at Boston College0
SAT, OCT 22 12:30 PM ET
North Carolina0
at Virginia0
SAT, OCT 22 3:00 PM ET
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(30) Virginia Tech3-15-2
(22) North Carolina3-15-2
(38) Pittsburgh2-15-2
(27) Miami1-34-3
Georgia Tech1-34-3

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson4-07-0
(7) Louisville3-15-1
(13) Florida State2-25-2
Wake Forest2-25-2
(36) NC State1-14-2
Boston College0-33-3

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