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Sport Wofford shocks depleted No. 17 North Carolina, 68-64

01:50  16 december  2019
01:50  16 december  2019 Source:   ap.org

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Wofford traveled to Chapel Hill and shocked a ranked North Carolina team again, getting 19 points from Trevor Stumpe and riding a 16-0 run in the second half to a 68-64 win over the 17th-ranked Tar Heels on Sunday.

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Wofford stuns No. 5 North Carolina 79-75 in Chapel Hill. Wofford : The key sequence came at the end of the first half, where Wofford ran off eight straight points to take a 34-33 lead. Luke Maye struggled offensively ( 17 points on 4-for-16 shooting) and UNC shot just 36 percent.

Storm Murphy added 15 points and Messiah Jones had 13 points for the Terriers (7-4), who went on the road to beat North Carolina for the second time in three years.

Wofford, a 12-point underdog, made four 3-pointers during its decisive spurt, a 6-minute stretch in which the Tar Heels missed 10 consecutive shots.

BOX SCORE: WOFFORD 68, NO. 17 NORTH CAROLINA 64

Garrison Brooks had 17 points and 12 rebounds for North Carolina in its first regular-season game at Carmichael Arena since Jan. 4, 1986.

Brandon Robinson added a career-high 16 points for the Tar Heels, who lost their third straight game. They cut Wofford’s lead to 65-61 with 51.5 seconds remaining but got no closer.

North Carolina (6-4) played without starters Cole Anthony (right knee) and Leaky Black (sprained right foot). The school said treatment plans are being evaluated for Anthony, the second-leading scorer among freshmen nationally, who is averaging 19.1 points.

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Wofford took down fifth-ranked North Carolina on Wednesday night in Chapel Hill, 79-75. In doing so, the Terriers claimed their first victory over a top-25

CHAPEL HILL, N . C . — Wofford coach Mike Young walked into his postgame news conference wearing a soaked dress shirt and sheepishly drying himself with a It’s OK, coach. Beating fifth-ranked and reigning national champion North Carolina — on the road, no less — deserves a hearty celebration.

BIG PICTURE

Wofford: The Terriers took advantage of their opportunity to play North Carolina without Anthony, its best player and leading scorer. In doing so, they showed why they’re dangerous. Wofford scrapped against the taller Tar Heels inside and stretched out North Carolina’s defense on the perimeter to generate plenty of open 3-point shots.

North Carolina: The Tar Heels were struggling on offense when they had Anthony, albeit against some of the nation’s best defenses. They aren’t likely to be successful this season against anyone if they have to play long stretches without him. That became obvious in the second half, when they couldn’t generate offense without his ability to drive and draw defenders.

UP NEXT

Wofford: The Terriers play the second of four consecutive road games, staying on Tobacco Road with a trip to No. 7 Duke.

North Carolina: The Tar Heels’ grueling stretch continues with a cross-country trip. They play at No. 6 Gonzaga on Wednesday night, their fifth game in the last six against an opponent currently ranked in the top 10.

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