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
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.
Kansas forward Svi Mykhailiuk is returning for his senior season, ending months of speculation about whether he would remain in the NBA draft with a simple Instagram post on Wednesday.
ESPN 60 prospect Brandon Slater has commited to Villanova, calling it "the school [that] when I stepped on campus, I felt home."
Chad Ford provides the latest intel on who is entering the 2017 NBA draft, who is staying put and how high (or low) each prospect could be selected.