After UNC’s loss to Duke in the ACC Tournament semifinals, the Tar Heels’ heads weren’t down, but up. Why? After going to toe-to-toe with the Blue Devils, they know that they have a shot at something special.
North Carolina needed an extended halftime pep talk to find its game on Tuesday. With a fire lit by Roy Williams and carried by Coby White, the Tar Heels beat Syracuse, 93-85, to stay atop the ACC standings.
"Shooting the ball well is just icing on the cake"
For the second consecutive game, UNC shot poorly from beyond the 3-point arc, the icing on the cake to UNC’s blend of rebounding, pace of play, and points in the paint. And for the second consecutive game, it didn’t matter, as UNC rushed past FSU.