ECAROLINA 0 6 0 0 6
NCAROLINA 7 3 14 3 27
Date of game: 9/22/2012

Recap: North Carolina vs. East Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC (Sports Network) - Bryn Renner completed 27-of-43 passes for 321 yards and two touchdowns to lead the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 27-6 victory over the East Carolina Pirates at Kenan Stadium.

North Carolina (2-2) running back Giovani Bernard, who was coming back from an injury, put up 50 yards and one TD on 18 carries. Renner's favorite receiver in the game was Erik Highsmith who had eight catches for 66 yards.

As for East Carolina (2-2), quarterback Shane Carden completed 17-of-30 attempts for 124 yards and was sacked seven times. The Pirates offense could not get into the end zone all day as the team converted just five of their 16 third-down attempts.

Renner got into a great rhythm early, throwing the ball and connected with Bernard for a 14-yard touchdown pass to put the Tar Heels up 7-0.

The Pirates responded with a 22-yard field goal by Warren Harvey to put the score at 7-3.

Midway through the second quarter, UNC kicker Casey Barth hit a 20-yard field goal that made the score 10-3.

The Pirates came back with a 26-yard field goal by Harvey which made the score 10-6 at the break.

Renner connected with Sean Tapley for a 62-yard touchdown pass on the first play of a third quarter drive to put the Tar Heels up 17-6.

On the next possession, Carden fumbled the ball and it was recovered by the Tar Heels. North Carolina took advantage of the turnover as Bernard punched it in for a four-yard touchdown run to put the hosts up 24-6.

Barth converted on a 41-yard field goal late in the meeting to conclude the scoring.

The Tar Heels' defense held the Pirates to only 233 total yards on offense.

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