Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday.
North Carolina walked off its home floor following a fifth defeat in seven games its last time out feeling, outworked and out-hustled by a team that played desperately to add a signature win to its postseason resume.
Roy Williams earned his 300th win at North Carolina with an 81-75 win against Florida State as the Tar Heels rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit to record its seventh consecutive victory.
Adrienne Motley scored a career-high 27 points as Miami upset No. 6 North Carolina 83-80 on Sunday.
The Miami Hurricanes continued to give teams from North Carolina fits Tuesday night when the team used a zone defense to knock off the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill, 63-57.
While there’s still no word on when the NCAA will finally take the wraps off its case against the University of Miami; new details about a different case may provide a roadmap for what UM will be facing.
Thursday night is the date college football fans have waited the last seven months to arrive; it’s the first day of the 2013 college football season.
North Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament.
Behind the impassioned play of Travis Releford and Jeff Withey, the top-seeded Jayhawks shook themselves out of a first-half slumber and blitzed No. 8 seed North Carolina down the stretch for a 70-58 victory Sunday.
Shane Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight in the final 2½ minutes, to help No. 9 Miami pull away late and beat North Carolina 87-77 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday.