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North Carolina State Falls 85-84 to North Carolina - Recap

North Carolina State Falls 85-84 to North Carolina - Recap

Marcus Paige poured in 35 points for North Carolina on Wednesday, as they defeated North Carolina State 85-84 at PNC Arena.

North Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread.

J.P. Tokoto had 16 points for North Carolina and Brice Johnson chipped in with 10 points. J.P. Tokoto had 5 assists for them, while Kennedy Meeks was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

North Carolina State got 36 points from T.J. Warren in a losing cause and another 16 points from Ralston Turner. Tyler Lewis contributed 6 assists for them, while Kyle Washington had 10 rebounds.

North Carolina trailed at halftime, 34-26.

The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 44 boards, while North Carolina State only had 37.