Field Goal %
- UK 40.7
- 48.2 UNC
Three Point %
- UK 33.3
- 28.6 UNC
- UK 17
- 9 UNC
- UK 44
- 32 UNC
- Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
- Line: UNC -3.0
0:00 - 2nd Half
End of Game
North Carolina is 3-0 vs ranked teams and 4-2 vs unranked teams this season.
Kentucky had 30 fouls Saturday, the most the Wildcats have had since Jan. 5, 2008, against Louisville (31 fouls). North Carolina had more than double the amount of free-throw makes and attempts that Kentucky's opponents averaged entering the game.
Marcus Paige led North Carolina's strong second half, scoring 21 of his 23 after halftime. Paige was especially effective from the free-throw line, making all 10 of his attempts while his teammates shot a combined 16-of-35 (45.7%).
North Carolina had 24 points in transition Saturday, tied for its most in a game this season. Entering the game, Kentucky was allowing 8.7 points per game in transition.
Greenville, S.C., wants to capitalize on its border state's controversy by bidding for the 2017 first and second round of the men's tournament that was pulled by the NCAA from Greensboro, N.C.
Duke is at the top. North Carolina, Virginia, Louisville and Syracuse will be close behind. The ACC is always king in college basketball, but this year's league could be deeper than ever.
ESPN college basketball writer Andy Katz looks at whether Kansas' heralded freshman class can mix with the Jayhawks' veteran players to claim a record 13th-straight conference title.