Antonio Williams ran for two scores while Nathan Elliott threw for two more to help North Carolina beat Pittsburgh 38-35 on Saturday in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
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- UNC donates per diem, more to hurricane relief
- Canceled game will not affect UNC suspensions
- UNC, NC State, Va. Tech called due to Florence
- Schools in Carolinas, Virginia monitoring Florence
The North Carolina Tar Heels football team is donating their per diem allotments, sports drinks and use of the team's equipment truck to Hurricane Florence relief efforts.
The cancellation of North Carolina's game against UCF this weekend because of Hurricane Florence will not impact the expected return date for 13 Tar Heels players suspended for selling Nike gear this offseason, the school confirmed Tuesday.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
To recap CFB games being affected by Hurricane Florence. Cancelled: UCF at North Carolina, West Virginia at NC State. Moved earlier in day: Boston College at Wake Forest (now 5:30 p.m. ET Thursday on ESPN). Moved up: Coastal Carolina at Campbell (now Wednesday). Still on but being monitored: Marshall at South Carolina, Georgia Southern at Clemson, Old Dominion at Charlotte
The UCF-UNC, WVU-NC State, ECU-Va. Tech football games are among those cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, while the B.C.-Wake Forest kickoff has been moved up Thursday.
The Bottom 10 pays tribute to cinematic and Florida State legend Burt Reynolds, who famously said, "I still don't think acting is nearly as important as the Super Bowl."
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas' coastline, conferences and schools are monitoring the strengthening storm's progress and exploring contingencies for games this week.
Freshman quarterback Holton Ahlers ran for two of East Carolina's four rushing touchdowns while Reid Herring threw for another score as the Pirates beat North Carolina 41-19 on Saturday.
Mike Corey ESPN Commentator
ECU's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is under Construction. Here's a preview of getting to the Press Box for Saturday's game vs. UNC. The Pirates have won the last 2 straight. 3:30pm ET ESPNU
Patrick Laird rushed for one touchdown and caught another, California's defense took advantage of a rocky outing from North Carolina quarterback Nathan Elliott, and the Golden Bears held off the Tar Heels 24-17 in the season-opener for both teams...
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Officials from Michigan, Marquette and California acknowledged that they were contacted by North Carolina and now are in the process of investigating whether players at their schools resold shoes.
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