No. 19 North Carolina defeats NC State, 85-84, in overtime thriller


RALEIGH, N.C. – No. 19 North Carolina won a thriller at PNC Arena in Raleigh Wednesday night, defeating North Carolina State 85-84 in overtime to win their 10th straight game.

The Tar Heels were led by Marcus Paige, who put in 35 points to go along with six rebounds and five assists.

T.J. Warren put in 36 points in a losing effort for the ­Wolfpack.

The Tar Heels will take the court next on March 1 when they take on Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. The Wolfpack will also be back in action on March 1, taking on Miami at home.

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