Field Goal %
- UNC 46.5
- 49.2 NCST
Three Point %
- UNC 36.4
- 53.8 NCST
- UNC 14
- 16 NCST
- UNC 35
- 48 NCST
- Raleigh, North Carolina 27699
- Line: NCST -5.0
- 0th Half
NC State scored 44 points in the paint Saturday, the most paint points North Carolina has allowed in ACC play during the last two seasons. The Tar Heels have allowed more than 44 points in the paint just once during the last two seasons.
North Carolina and NC State both entered the weekend in the Top 5 in Division I in transition points per game. In the first half, the Wolfpack had 20 fastbreak points while holding the Tar Heels to none.
This is the third time this season that North Carolina has been held below 30 points in the first half. The Tar Heels lost the other two games (vs Butler, at Virginia).
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch will miss about a month after having surgery on his left knee.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams told ESPN he hasn't been asked to attend the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions hearing and is optimistic he won't need to go.
Villanova freshman Omari Spellman will sit out the upcoming season as an academic redshirt after the NCAA determined that he did not complete his initial eligibility requirements in time.