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11-1, 1st in ACC - Coastal

Can Tar Heels take a CFP spot?

The Tar Heels are certainly impressing lately, but will the committee take them based on a lackluster body of work? Our Mark Schlabach doesn't think so. Gameday final

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Fedora: UNC in playoff with win over Clemson

If No. 14 North Carolina beats No. 1 Clemson in the ACC championship game Saturday, coach Larry Fedora says the Tar Heels should be in the College Football Playoff.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked how he would explain the South Carolina loss to the selection committee, No. 14 North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said he would point to the schedule, the three turnovers and the Tar Heels' 11-game winning streak since the loss. "It was the first game of the season," he said.

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Tigers, Tar Heels train eyes on tilt

It's time to turn the sights to the ACC championship game, a game with massive playoff implications. For Clemson, the road to the playoff is easy. For UNC, not so much. Path to the playoff

CFB playoff: Who's in? (1:59)

Highlights: UNC holds on to beat NC State

After scoring 35 points in the first quarter, North Carolina held on to defeat NC State 45-34.

UNC holds on to beat NC State (1:03)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora was asked about whether he will address the possibility of making the College Football Playoff with his team headed into the ACC championship game. He said if the Tar Heels upset No. 1 Clemson, he feels his team would be "well deserved" to make the playoff. "I have no doubt in my mind."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina won its 11th straight game, 45-34 over NC State, creating must-see TV next Saturday in the ACC championship game against No. 1 Clemson. UNC had 374 yards rushing and Elijah Hood ended with a career-high 220 yards. The question now is whether the Tar Heels can climb into the Top 4 with an upset win over the Tigers next week.

Hood powers UNC to victory over NC State (1:22)

Fedora: Our goal is to win ACC title

UNC beat NC State 45-34, and the Tar Heels are headed to the ACC title game vs. No. 1 Clemson. After the win, coach Larry Fedora said: "Now we reset our goals. Our goal now will be to be ACC champions."

Hood credits entire offense for his game (1:39)
Fedora: Hood is 'a beast' (0:53)
N. Weiler 38 yd FG GOOD (0:38)

Hood opens fourth with second TD run

Elijah Hood barrels forward for the 1-yard score to put No. 14 UNC on top of NC State 42-23 with 14:29 left in the fourth quarter on ESPN2.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

After completely dominating the start of the game, No. 14 North Carolina is in a fight to the finish with NC State. The Wolfpack have outscored the Tar Heels 16-0 since the first quarter and trail 35-23 headed into the final period.


Brissett pulls NC State closer

The Wolfpack once trailed 35-7, but are now within 12 points after this Jacoby Brissett TD run. The 1-loss Tar Heels lead 35-23 on ABC/ESPN2.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Since going up 35-7 in the second quarter, North Carolina has had a red-zone interception, missed field goal and fumble deep in its own territory. As a result, NC State is hanging around, down 35-17 with nearly 10 minutes to play in the third quarter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards266.033rd
Rushing Yards229.718th
Points For41.0Tied-9th
Points Against20.8Tied-19th

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