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Video: Berry & Maye Combine for 51 in Win Over Davidson - Game Highlights

North Carolina's Joel Berry (27 points, 4 assists) and Luke Maye (24 points, career-high 17 rebounds) led the charge in the Tar Heels' 85-75 victory over Davidson on Friday night in Charlotte. View Video...

Berry, Maye carry No. 13 UNC past pesky Davidson 85-75

Joel Berry II had 27 points, Luke Maye had 24 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and No. 13 North Carolina defeated Davidson 85-75 on Friday. Kenny Williams added 12 points for the Tar Heels, who outrebounded Davidson 54-23. The Tar Heels blew open a four-point game midway through the second half with an 11-1 run led by Sterling Manley and Theo Pinson. (Associated Press)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. Davidson

Good win against a quality and hot-shooting Davidson team in Charlotte. Davidson is good enough to shoot some opponents out of the game, but the Tar Heels kept playing, and eventually emerged with an 85-75 victory. The game was largely the Luke Maye and Joel Berry show. The junior had 26 points and 17 rebounds (26 points and 17 rebounds!) and Berry scored 27. (GoHeels.com)

Box Score: North Carolina 85, Davidson 75

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 85-75 road win over Davidson on Friday night in Charlotte, NC. (View Box Score)

Seventh Woods Out vs. Davidson

UNC sophomore guard Seventh Woods will not play against Davidson at the Spectrum Center on Friday due to a strained left foot, the school announced. Woods, who has played in all seven games this season, is dealing with plantar fasciitis, a condition involving inflammation along the bottom of the foot. He is wearing a boot and could potentially miss another game or two. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Men's Basketball 1993 Championship Team Recognition

A quarter of a century after defeating Michigan for the national title, the North Carolina 1993 NCAA championship basketball team was honored at the Smith Center. View Video...

Moving the ball helps Tar Heels move on

The Tar Heels, who take on Davidson tonight in Charlotte, racked up a season-high 24 assists in the Michigan game. Senior guard Theo Pinson had six assists, marking the 25th game in his career when he has led the Tar Heels in that category. UNC forward Luke Maye will return to his hometown of Charlotte as the team’s scoring leader with 20.1 points per game. (Burlington Times News)

Inside The Playbook: Kenny Williams and Some Staggering Efficiency

Kenny Williams came out hot against Michigan. Williams scored 11 points in the first five minutes, sinking his first four attempts from the field, including three three-pointers. Williams is now 12-of-20 on catch-and-shoot possessions this season — with an effective field goal rate of 90 percent. This means he scores 1.8 points per possession, which is Steph Curry-level good. (ACC Sports Journal)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Michigan Win, Derrick Phelps Interview

Recap the win over Michigan and visit with 1993 NCAA champion point guard Derrick Phelps in the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas break down the win over the Wolverines, look ahead to Friday's game at Davidson and talk with Phelps about the 25th anniversary of the 1993 NCAA title game win over Michigan. (GoHeels.com)

Know Your Opponent: Davidson

UNC and Davidson will meet for the fifth year in a row Friday in what has evolved into a regular occurrence on the non-conference schedule. Last season, Justin Jackson and Jack Gibbs went toe to toe, with Gibbs outscoring Jackson 30-27 but the Tar Heels triumphing 83-74 in Chapel Hill. Friday marks the second meeting in four seasons at the home of the Charlotte Hornets. (GoHeels.com)

No. 13 UNC heads to Charlotte for matchup with Davidson

North Carolina felt better after recovering from its first loss of the season. Now the No. 13 Tar Heels are intent on becoming better as they head into Friday's game against Davidson at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. "Everybody is getting better, but at the same time it's going to be a learning process," Theo Pinson said. "We still have to get better." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Relax, sit back, and let this UNC basketball team grow

The Michigan State game was ugly. Not much good can be taken from that display. But no matter how poorly the Tar Heels played, the important number to take away from that game is the date. November 26th. So relax, sit back, and let this team grow. They will most likely surprise you. Want proof? Look no further than last year’s national champions and the road they traveled. (Argyle Report)

Tar Heels Visit Davidson In Charlotte Friday

North Carolina is 6-1 and plays at Davidson on Friday, Dec. 1st, at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. Game time is 8 p.m. (ESPN2). Davidson is 3-2. The Wildcats are coming of an 85-70 win over Charlotte on Nov. 28th. Both teams are averaging better than 85 points per game. UNC leads the overall series with Davidson, 65-11, including 7-0 under coach Roy Williams. (GoHeels.com)

Harrison Barnes playing more aggressive basketball this season

As much flak as the Mavs’ front office has taken over the last six years, they absolutely knocked it out of the park bringing Harrison Barnes to Dallas. They got a durable, hard working, consistent 20-point-per-night guy, who is also four years younger than Chandler Parsons. After a pretty cold start in his second season with the Mavs, Barnes has rounded back into form. (Mavs Moneyball)

No. 13 UNC focused on improvement versus Davidson

North Carolina felt better after recovering from its first loss of the season. Now the No. 13 Tar Heels are intent on becoming better in numerous areas as they head into Friday night’s game against Davidson at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. “Everybody is getting better, but at the same time it’s going to be a learning process,” senior guard Theo Pinson said. (FOX Sports)

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 104
Western Carolina: 61
Wed, Dec 6 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Tennessee
Sun, Dec 17, 3:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Wofford
Wed, Dec 20, 9:00 ET ESPN2 Tickets

UNC vs. Ohio State
Sat, Dec 23, 1:30 ET CBS Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Scoreboard
#6 Miami59
at G Washington50
Huell (Miami) 15 pts; Bolden (G Washington) 13 pts;
Virginia Tech86
at #8 Kentucky93
Robinson (Virginia Tech) 19 pts; Knox (Kentucky) 21 pts;
at #16 UVA80
Aldridge (Davidson) 20 pts; Hall (UVA) 20 pts;
at #18 Notre Dame77
Morgan (Indiana) 34 pts; Colson (Notre Dame) 29 pts;
Oklahoma State71
at #19 Florida State70
Carroll (Oklahoma State) 23 pts; Mann (Florida State) 20 pts;
at #22 Florida69
Reed (Clemson) 22 pts; Hudson (Florida) 23 pts;
at Memphis72
Snider (Louisville) 19 pts; Martin (Memphis) 26 pts;
at NC State76
Smith (UNCG) 16 pts; Beverly (NC State) 16 pts;
at Georgetown79
Brissett (Syracuse) 25 pts; Govan (Georgetown) 21 pts;
at Pitt72
Wilson (McNeese) 11 pts; Carr (Pitt) 17 pts;
Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
Boston College1-09-3
(6) Miami0-09-0
(7) North Carolina0-09-1
(19) Florida State0-09-1
(16) Virginia0-08-1
Virginia Tech0-08-2
(18) Notre Dame0-08-3
NC State0-08-3
Wake Forest0-06-4
Georgia Tech0-04-4
(4) Duke0-111-1

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