Dallas Crawford had a 3-yard touchdown with 16 seconds left to give No. 10 Miami a 27-23 win at North Carolina on Thursday.
Crawford's score ended a 90-yard drive by the Hurricanes (6-0, 2-0 ACC). Miami lost top rusher Duke Johnson to an early undisclosed injury, and backup Crawford had 137 yards on 33 carries and two TDs.
The Hurricanes beat the Tar Heels (1-5, 0-3) despite Stephen Morris throwing four interceptions.
During two years of the six-year cycle, conference teams will play in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. During one of those years, the Mountain West will vacate its spot in the Las Vegas Bowl, and then will vacate the Hawaii Bowl in the other year. The conference also secured a secondary agreement with the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe, Ariz.
Kentucky, featuring a freshman class that has six McDonald's All American including Marcus Lee of Antioch's Deer Valley High, is top-ranked in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll. Michigan State was No. 2, followed by defending national champion Louisville, Duke and Arizona. The Associated Press poll will be released Oct. 31.
The Brooklyn Nets retired coach Jason Kidd's jersey, then gave him an 86-62 preseason win over Miami. Kidd's No. 5 was lifted to the Barclays Center rafters minutes before tipoff. The former Cal star arrived in New Jersey in 2001 and promptly led the Nets to consecutive NBA Finals. "When I go up there (rafters), I take my teammates with me," he said.
NASCAR indefinitely suspended Todd Parrott, the crew chief for Aric Almirola, for violating its substance-abuse policy.