(AP) -- Casey Barth kicked a 21-yard field goal as time expired last night to
give North Carolina a 20-17 upset of No. 14 Virginia Tech in an
Atlantic Coast Conference game in Blacksburg, Va.
Barth had kicked a 19-yarder earlier in the fourth quarter to tie the
score at 17. The Tar Heels (5-4, 1-3) got their first conference win
after forcing a fumble by Ryan Williams at his own 24 with 2 minutes, 2
seconds left and turning it into the winning drive.
The Hokies (5-3, 3-2), who until losing to No. 11 Georgia Tech 12 days
ago were in the national championship picture, lost their second
North Carolina quarterback T.J. Yates was 18 for 28 for 131 yards and
two touchdowns. The Hokies' Tyrod Taylor was 11 for 23 for 161 yards
and ran for two TDs.