Miami crushes Tar Heels in 87-61 victory

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. — North Carolina lost to No. 8 the Miami Hurricanes by 87-61 Saturday afternoon in Coral Gables, Fla.

The Charlotte Observer reported that the Hurricanes made a school record-tying 15 3-pointers and extended their winning streak to 11 games.

The Tar Heels started poorly and were dominated inside. Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said Miami is unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference for a reason.

“Everybody from North Carolina always thinks it’s just about North Carolina,” he said. “It’s not. Miami is pretty dadgum good.”

Read more: The Charlotte Observer.