Utah 0 7 7 3 — 17

N. Carolina 7 3 7 14 — 31

First quarter

UNC 7, UTAH 0

North Carolina (14:47): Brandon Tate 96 kickoff return (Connor Barth kick)

0 plays, 0 yards, 0:00

KEY PLAY: Tate returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown.

Second quarter

UTAH 7, UNC 7

Utah (12:14): Brian Johnson 2 run (Dan Beardall kick)

11 plays, 67 yards, 4:22

KEY PLAY: A 21-yard pass from Johnson to John Madsen puts the Utes on the UNC 28.

UNC 10, UTAH 7

North Carolina (4:21): Barth 32 FG

4 plays, 5 yards, 1:25

KEY PLAY: UNC defensive tackle Khalif Mitchell recovers a fumble on the Utah 20 to set up the drive.

Third quarter

UTAH 14, UNC 10

Utah (10:25): Johnson 15 pass to Travis LaTendresse (Beardall kick)

11 plays, 77 yards, 4:35

KEY PLAY: A 13-yard pass from Johnson to Madsen moves the Utes into Carolina territory.

UNC 17, UTAH 14

North Carolina (3:54): Matt Baker 23 pass to Wallace Wright (Barth kick)

9 plays, 68 yards, 2:47

KEY PLAYS: The Tar Heels convert on a pair of short third-down situations to keep the drive alive.

Fourth quarter

UNC 24, UTAH 14

North Carolina (14:02): Barrington Edwards 1 run (Barth kick)

6 plays, 66 yards, 2:42

KEY PLAY: A 40-yard pass from Baker to Mike Mason puts the Tar Heels in position to score.

UNC 24, UTAH 17

Utah (10:41): Beardall 35 FG

9 plays, 62 yards, 3:21

KEY PLAY: A 24-yard run by Johnson drives Utah deep into the red zone.

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UNC 31, UTAH 17

North Carolina (5:11): Baker 43 pass to Jesse Holley

3 plays, 51 yards, 1:33

KEY PLAY: Linebacker Tommy Richardson recovers a Johnson fumble near midfield to give UNC possession.