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North Carolina Defeats Florida State 77-72 - Recap

P.J. Hairston scored 23 points leading North Carolina to a 77-72 victory over Florida State at Tucker Center on Saturday.

North Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs.

North Carolina got 14 points from James Michael McAdoo and another 12 points from Reggie Bullock. Marcus Paige contributed 4 assists, while James Michael McAdoo cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Florida State got 15 points from Okaro White in a losing cause and another 14 points from Terry Whisnant II. Michael Snaer contributed 4 assists for them, while Okaro White had 6 rebounds.

North Carolina hit the break leading 33-31 before taking care of business in the second half.

North Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-19.