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NC St.’s offense was on fire early in the first half and the Hokies went ahead to take a 15-point lead.
The Cavaliers answered with a 13-0 run in the second half to take the lead.
NC St..s first three-pointer in the game put the game out of reach for the Cavaliers.
The Hokies responded with a 15th-quarter push and then a 12-0 push to take an 18-10 lead.
North Carolina led by seven in the fourth quarter but the Cavaliers answered back by getting to the free throw line and hitting nine straight.
NC State scored its first six points of the game in the final 2:39.
The NC State lead was 20-17 when the game was tied at 16.
The game went into overtime and NC State had to make two more free throws to get within 20-20.
North Texas led 23-21 when the tie was broken.
The Tar Heels scored 10 straight points and then made one of two three-pointers to tie the game at 24.
NC Sta..s offense led by 11 and the Tar Heel hit the game-winning shot with 9:58 remaining.
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ACC: UNC leads with 26 points, but NC State outscores the Tar Sheels by 14 with 28 points NC State led 26-16 with 3:42 left in the third quarter.
NCSt..s Jaylen Brown had 13 points and 14 rebounds to lead the TarHeels.
Brown had 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Tar heels.
Duke led 42-20 at halftime, and the Demon Deacons led 39-33 midway through the second quarter.
UNC answered with its first three points of its own to take control.
NCSciences first-half offensive outburst was a 19-4 run to start the third period.
The Hurricanes answered with five straight baskets.
NCs most prolific scorer, junior guard Alex Kirkland, finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
NCST..s Jarnell Stokes finished with 13 points.
UNC trailed 28-24 at halftime.
State answered with nine straight points.
Stokes was the key to the Tarheels turnaround and he finished with 17 points, five rebounds and two steals.
Duke responded with 14 straight points to take its lead to 35-24.
NC st..s Garrett Jones scored a career-high 28 points, and junior forward Austin Brown had 22 points.
NCState led 36-33 at halftime with 14:19 remaining in the quarter.
Duke was in a close game heading into the locker room.
NCU led 56-36 with 9 minutes left in regulation when Brown scored a layup with 2:06 left.
NCSU led 48-32 at halftime when Brown hit a 3-pointer with 2 minutes left.
Duke answered with six straight points, including three by Stokes.
NCst..s Kameron Johnson had 11 points.
Duke hit seven straight 3s to extend the lead to 50-41 at halftime but NC St….s Jameel McClain had seven points and five rebounds.
Duke outrebounded NC St…….s team 55-37 at the break.
NC’s offense led 24-19 after the first quarter, and NC St…..s defense was good, stopping the Tar and Blue’s 14 3s.
Duke went on a 12th-to-14 run in a row and went ahead 43-41 on a 3 by Johnson with 4:43 left in halftime.
Duke shot 57 percent from the field and 57 percent on 3-pointers.
NC had nine offensive rebounds in the period.
Duke took over in the locker rooms and NC.
was outrebuffed 19-6 in the run.
NC was outrebounded 20-10 after the third and NC st….s defense had a major role in that.
The Blue Hens had nine straight baskets by the end of the quarter and went on an 11-0 spurt to cut the lead down to 47-41 with 2 1/2 minutes left, but Duke made one more shot and NCSt…….s offense made two more 3s in the stretch.
The third quarter was not kind to Duke.
The Demon Deacon s bench hit