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2017 Schedule
18-3, 1st in ACC
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No. 9 North Carolina beats Boston College 90-82

Kennedy Meeks scored 20 points with nine rebounds and Justin Jackson scored 22 points for No. 9 North Carolina on Saturday to lead the Tar Heels to a 90-82 victory over Boston College.

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North Carolina up to 22 second-chance points vs BC. They entered the game averaging 18.5 second-chance PPG, most among major conference teams.

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Ky Bowman has 18 points so far for Boston College against North Carolina (7-11 FG). The rest of Boston College has a combined 9 points (4-19 FG). In his previous 2 games, Bowman had a total of 10 points on 4-15 shooting.

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UNC ball boy drains three half-court shots (1:11)
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Tar Heels heavy favorites in Beantown

No. 9 North Carolina takes a six-game winning streak into Boston College, where BPI gives the host Eagles a very slim chance to slow down Justin Jackson, Joel Berry II and Co. Preview

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ACC stars worth watching for Wooden Award (1:13)
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BPI names conference winners; Kansas is not among them

Kansas looks like the favorite to win a 13th consecutive Big 12 title, but BPI sees things differently. We crunched the BPI numbers and have the winners in all six major conferences.

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Courtside: UNC, Duke Going In Different Directions

Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss why UNC and Duke are trending in different directions, Gonzaga's prowess & more. Plus, they chat with Creighton's Greg McDermott, ESPN's Dan Dakich and top prospect DeAndre Ayton.

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Tar Heels have priceless reactions to custom Jordans (1:00)
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UNC honors Roy Williams after his 800th win (2:38)
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UNC victorious over Cuse for Williams' 800th win (1:07)
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C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina presented Roy Williams a commemorative jersey with '800' recognizing his milestone win. The Tar Heels beat Syracuse 85-68. Orange coach Jim Boeheim called Williams "one of the best to coach college basketball there should be no doubt about it."

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Syracuse up to 1.04 in points per possession, shooting 75% in second half and still trail North Carolina by 10. Heels at 1.22 ppp shooting 57% in second half

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Syracuse up to 1.04 in points per possession, shooting 75% in second half and still trail North Carolina by 10. Heels at 1.22 ppp shooting 57% in second half

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Before taking the court for the second half, Carolina's Kennedy Meeks closed out the players' huddle in the tunnel with a reminder, "800, baby." Roy Williams will likely shrug off the milestone he could reach tonight but it does mean something to the players

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Crazy stat on North Carolina's Justin Jackson, in games he makes more than one, he's shooting 54% (43-80) but in games he's made one or none he's 11%(4-36) .. so far against the Orange he's 1-4 from 3, but has seven rebounds to go with five points

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Syracuse in a nutshell this year: Tyler Lydon didn't get his first touch offensively vs UNC until their fourth possession. He promptly turned the ball over.

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Watch: UNC heavily favored in Final Four rematch

The Orange haven't won any games played outside the Carrier Dome this season, while the No. 9 Tar Heels are hot off a 96-83 win over then-ninth-ranked Florida State on Saturday. 7 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN

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Tar Heels rise to Joe's No. 2 line

North Carolina climbs from the 3 line following its victory over Florida State. Joe Lunardi keeps West Virginia, Baylor and Gonzaga at that level in his weekly assessment. Bracketology

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Tar Heels rise to No. 10 in power rankings

North Carolina pulled away to beat Florida State 96-83 on Saturday, with Joel Berry II leading the way with 26 points. Monday's matchup vs. Syracuse could give coach Roy Williams his 800th win. Power Rankings

Team Stats

Points Per Game89.44th
Rebounds Per Game46.01st
Assists Per Game18.43rd
Points Allowed70.2132nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours19
Tournament Record117-45
Championship Seasons1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009
Tournament Appearances47