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Video: NC State Coach Mark Gottfried Post-UNC Press Conference

North Carolina State basketball coach Mark Gottfried says his team made many mistakes, but he gave plenty of credit to North Carolina in Wednesday's 97-73 Tar Heel victory. View Video...

Seventh Woods puts defender in a spin cycle

With the unfortunate news that North Carolina sophomore guard Kenny Williams is out for the rest of the season, the Tar Heels will need other players in the backcourt to step up and help fill that void. One of those players is talented freshman Seventh Woods. (Carolina Blue)

UNC men's basketball defeats NC State, 97-73, to sweep season series

Much like the first matchup between the two, UNC dominated the opening minutes of the contest. The Tar Heels got the ball into the paint early and often, scoring virtually at will against an undersized N.C. State squad. No matter which tandem of forwards took the floor for UNC, N.C. State could do little to slow the Tar Heels down inside. (Daily Tar Heel)

Analysis: Tar Heels smack the Pack

The No. 10 North Carolina Tar Heels dominated the N.C. State Wolfpack to the tune of a 97-73 victory in PNC Arena Wednesday. UNC controlled nearly all phases of the game outlasting the N.C. State runs, having a balanced offensive effort and dominating on the boards. Luke Maye scored a career-high 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 23 minutes. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Bullies NC State in Raleigh, Picks Up Second Straight Blowout Win in the Rivalry

UNC coach Roy Williams has criticized his team’s defense throughout this season, but on Wednesday the 10th ranked Tar Heels ran into an NC State team with issues that go much deeper. UNC got anything it wanted at the rim, on the way to a 97-73 blowout victory over the Wolfpack at PNC Arena—the second major blowout against its rival this year. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: UNC Players Post-NC State Interviews

Several members of the North Carolina basketball team spoke with the media following the Tar Heels' 97-73 win over NC State on Wednesday in Raleigh. Here are their video interviews: Luke Maye, Kennedy Meeks, Theo Pinson, Nate Britt

Video: Roy Williams Post-NC State Press Conference

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 97-73 win over NC State on Wednesday in Raleigh. View Video...

The Primary Break: UNC-NC State Quick Takes

Joel Berry became the 75th Tar Heel to score 1,000 career points. He had 18 in the game, moving past Tommy LaGarde and Bob Paxton into 73rd place in UNC history with 1,013. Isaiah Hicks, who has 979 career points, will soon become the 76th member of UNC’s 1,000-point club, giving the current team four of them (Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks). (The Secondary Break)

Video: UNC Shuts Down NC State, 97-73 - Highlights

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (17 points, 8 rebounds) and point guard Joel Berry (18 points, 6 assists) led the Tar Heels to a 24-point win at PNC Arena on February 15, 2017. View Video...

Kenny Williams Likely To Miss Rest Of Season

North Carolina's starting shooting guard, Kenny Williams, will undergo surgery on his right knee, Roy Williams announced following Wednesday's win over N.C. State. Williams suffered the injury in practice on Tuesday and did not dress out for Wednesday’s game. UNC's head coach said Williams will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks, which probably means he won't return this season. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Sweep Wolfpack, 97-73

Joel Berry II scored 18 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat N.C. State 97-73 on Wednesday to stay alone in first place in the ACC. Luke Maye added a career-high 13 points for the Tar Heels, who shot 56 percent while dominating both the paint and the glass to blow out the Wolfpack for the second time in a month. UNC had won the first meeting 107-56. (Associated Press)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. NC State

North Carolina equaled the program's biggest-ever win at PNC Arena/RBC Center/Entertainment and Sports Arena with a 97-73 win over a dispirited NC State club. Carolina completely dominated the points in the paint category. The Tar Heels held an enormous 60-22 edge in the lane, as a series of UNC post players overwhelmed State on the interior. (GoHeels.com)

Box Score: North Carolina 97, NC State 73

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 97-73 win over NC State in Raleigh on Wednesday. (View Box Score)

How can UNC fix its defense?

The North Carolina Tar Heels have stumbled up a bit in the past few weeks and this has many looking for answers—mainly in Carolina's defense. But what happened? UNC had great efficiency numbers early in the year and was considered one of the best defensive teams. (Carolina Blue)

Audio: Roy Williams - NC State is a dangerous team

UNC head coach Roy Williams joined The David Glenn Show Tuesday to discuss how he’s preparing for the Tar Heels’ game at NC State, growing up with the rivalry and (since it’s Valentine’s Day) maybe a secret or two to maintaining a long, happy marriage. The Hall of Famer also explained why his team won’t be sleeping on the Wolfpack going into Wednesday night’s contest. (ACC Sports Journal)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 65
Virginia: 41
Sat, Feb 18 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Louisville
Wed, Feb 22, 9:05 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC @ Pittsburgh
Sat, Feb 25, 12:00 ET ACCN Tickets

UNC @ Virginia
Mon, Feb 27, 7:00 ET ESPN Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Scoreboard
Clemson70
at Virginia Tech71
FINAL
Blossomgame (Clemson) 13 pts; Robinson (Virginia Tech) 10 pts;
NC State71
at Georgia Tech69
FINAL
Henderson (NC State) 21 pts; Stephens (Georgia Tech) 11 pts;
Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
(8) North Carolina11-323-5
(7) Louisville10-422-5
(10) Duke10-422-5
(19) Florida State10-522-6
(21) Notre Dame10-521-7
Miami9-619-8
Virginia Tech8-719-8
(18) Virginia8-718-9
Syracuse8-716-12
Georgia Tech7-816-12
Wake Forest6-915-12
Pittsburgh4-1015-12
Clemson4-1114-13
NC State4-1215-14
Boston College2-139-19

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