Wofford Stuns No. 5 North Carolina, 79-75, In Chapel Hill

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Fletcher Magee scored 27 factors to assist Wofford stun No. 5 North Carolina 79-75 on Wednesday evening, snapping the reigning nationwide champion’s 23-game dwelling successful streak.

The Terriers (Eight-Four) led all the second half and by as many as 14 factors earlier than holding off UNC’s late-game run for an enormous street win and their first win over a ranked crew in 24 video games.

The Tar Heels (10-2) received inside some extent twice and missed 4 Three-pointers for the tie within the closing 6 minutes. However they by no means may overtake the Terriers, who performed confidently and stored counter-punching each time UNC made a run.

The Terriers closed it out with 4 straight free throws within the closing 15.2 seconds to seal it, then mobbed one another at midcourt because the horn sounded and the Tar Heels headed to the locker room.

Joel Berry II scored 23 factors to steer UNC, which suffered its first loss to an unranked crew whereas ranked within the prime 5 since falling to Boston Faculty in January 2009.

 
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