Tar Heels Still Trying To Finish Close Games
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina hasn’t proven it can consistently win close games under Larry Fedora just yet.
The Tar Heels (5-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) are coming off a 33-30 loss at Duke in which they surrendered the go-ahead touchdown with 13 seconds left. They’re 1-3 in games decided by five or fewer points heading into Saturday’s game against rival North Carolina State, which has won two straight with go-ahead scores in the final minute.
While all four close games have come on the road, Fedora is still waiting for his team - whether it’s the offense chasing a score or the defense needing a stop - to respond in those game-deciding moments.
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