- • The Tar Heels are now 10-3 overall and 7-2 at home. UNC begins ACC play on Sunday at Wake Forest at 8 p.m.
- • The win is the 2,100th win in Carolina history. Kentucky and Kansas are the only other programs with at least 2,100 victories.
- • James Michael McAdoo led all players on both teams with 23 points and 10 rebounds. It was his second double-double this year and the 11th of his career.
- • McAdoo made a career-high 11 field goals (on 14 attempts). His previous high was 10 field goals against Gardner-Webb on Nov. 9, 2012.
- • McAdoo shot 78.6 percent from the floor, the best percentage by a Tar Heel this year and McAdoo's highest percentage as a Tar Heel (his previous best was .667 - 8-12 vs. Chaminade and Virginia Tech and 10-15 vs. Florida State, all last season).
- • It was McAdoo's ninth career 20-point game and the fourth this season.
- • Marcus Paige scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half. He is the only Tar Heel to score in double figures in all 13 games this year.
- • Paige was 4 for 4 from the free throw line and has made his last 30 attempts.
- • Nate Britt had six assists, all in the second half.
- • Freshman Isaiah Hicks played a season-high 17 minutes and scored a season-high seven points. He attempted and made his first three-pointer of the season.
- • Brice Johnson had 14 points and seven rebounds. It was his first game scoring in double figures in the last five games.
- • Leslie McDonald had 14 points, his third double-figure effort in his four games this season.
- • Carolina shot a season-high 76.5 percent from the free throw line, making 13 of 17 from the stripe.
- • UNC shot 62.9 percent from the floor in the second half (22 of 35). It was the ninth time in 13 games that UNC shot 50 percent or better from the floor in the second half (and the eighth time UNC did that after shooting less than 50 percent in the opening half).
- • Carolina shot 52.3 percent from the floor for the game, the third time this year UNC shot 50 percent or better (.600 vs. Oakland in season opener and .542 vs. Louisville in game #5).
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