UNC rallied for its 10th consecutive victory and first Coastal Division Title, behind a balanced attack from senior quarterback Marquise Williams with 279 total yards and two touchdowns; running back Elijah Hood added 115 rushing yards and two scores.
"Don't ever underestimate Bud Foster now. He does a great job with his defense. Nobody score a lot of point on Bud's defense," said North Carolina coach Larry Fedora. "You're not going to do it time and time again, I can assure you. So you have to give them credit for their job, and they were playing their hearts out for Coach Beamer."
The Pittsburgh Panthers are a distant runner-up for Team of the Week, after a 45-34 home win versus the Louisville Cardinals. The Team of the Week is for games played on November 21.
Teams and Votes:
1. North Carolina 16
2. Pittsburgh 4
3. Clemson 3
4. Virginia 2