North Carolina Defeats Clemson 68-59 - Recap

North Carolina Defeats Clemson 68-59 - Recap

Dexter Strickland scored 16 points leading North Carolina to a 68-59 victory over Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum on Thursday.

Bettors who backed North Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks.

North Carolina got 12 points from Reggie Bullock and another 11 points from P.J. Hairston. Reggie Bullock contributed 6 assists, while Reggie Bullock cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Clemson got a 25-point performance from Devin Booker, who was supported by 12 points from Milton Jennings. Milton Jennings had 5 assists in a losing cause for Clemson, while Devin Booker grabbed 11 rebounds.

North Carolina led at halftime, 38-24.

The rebound battle favored Clemson as they grabbed 39 boards, while North Carolina only had 30.