Justin Hill threw two touchdown passes to Des Kitchings and ran for a score yesterday as visiting Furman beat North Carolina, 28-3, for its first victory over a major college team in 14 years.
The Paladins (7-1), who lead the Division I-AA Southern Conference, last beat a Division I-A opponent in 1985 (42-40 over North Carolina State).
North Carolina (1-7) lost its sixth straight and its first to a Division I-AA team.
Hill, 10 of 12 for 187 yards, completed all seven passes he threw in the first half. His first incomplete pass of the game--the first in the second half--stopped a school-record streak of 19 completions over two games.
Hill's four-yard touchdown run gave Furman a 28-3 lead with 8 minutes 32 seconds remaining. Teammate Louis Ivory ran 34 times for 177 yards.
CLEMSON 12, WAKE FOREST 3: Brandon Streeter, idle for the last month with a broken collarbone, entered in the fourth quarter to rally the Tigers on the road.
Clemson (4-4, 4-2) remained in bowl contention by beating the Demon Deacons (4-4, 1-4) for the 20th time in the last 23 meetings.