North Carolina 87, Wake Forest 62

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Officials - Ed Corbett, Brian Dorsey, Lee Jones
Attendance - 19653

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Wake Forest 27 35 62
North Carolina 47 40 87

Recap


North Carolina 87, Wake Forest 62: Reggie Bullock poured in 23 points and James Michael McAdoo added 20 as the host Tar Heels cruised to their eighth win in the last 10 meetings with their in-state rivals.

P.J. Hairston scored 11 points for North Carolina (16-6, 6-3 ACC), which forced 21 turnovers and improved to 11-1 at home. The Tar Heels have won seven of their last eight games heading into two tough road tests in Miami and Duke. 

Arnaud William Adala Moto scored 13 points off the bench to lead the Demon Deacons (10-12, 3-7), who have lost four straight and six of seven. C.J. Harris added 12 points and Devin Thomas had 11 points and 13 rebounds for his second double-double of the season. 

The Tar Heels trailed for only 20 seconds, falling behind 4-3 early before Bullock hit a 3-pointer to give them the lead for good. Wake Forest did not score a field goal during the final 5:54 of the first half as North Carolina reeled off a 15-1 spurt to take a 47-27 lead into halftime.

The Tar Heels shot 62.1 percent in the first half, finished at 51.6 percent from the field and went 9-for-15 from 3-point range.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Tar Heels improved to 15-2 when leading at the half and 14-2 when holding opponents to less than 80 points. … Wake Forest leading scorer Travis McKie was limited to five points on 1-of-6 shooting, snapping a streak of 13 consecutive games in double figures. … Hairston returned after missing one game with a concussion and went 3-for-4 from the field in a reserve role. 

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Harris 29:00 5-12 0-5 2-2 0 1 1 2 2 0 4 0 12
Travis McKie 25:00 1-6 0-4 3-3 0 3 3 2 2 1 3 0 5
Codi Miller-McIntyre 24:00 2-9 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
Devin Thomas 28:00 4-8 0-0 3-7 4 9 13 0 1 1 4 1 11
Tyler Cavanaugh 23:00 2-6 0-2 0-0 0 5 5 0 3 0 2 0 4
Arnaud William Adala Moto 20:00 5-6 0-0 3-4 0 4 4 2 2 2 0 0 13
Madison Jones 21:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 5 3 0 4 0 2
Chase Fischer 18:00 2-4 2-4 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 6
Andre Washington 6:00 2-2 0-0 1-1 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 5
Aaron Rountree III 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0
Spencer Jennings 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-55 2-18 12-17 6 27 33 14 19 6 21 2 62
  43.6% 11.1% 70.6% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 21

North Carolina Tar Heels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dexter Strickland 23:00 1-4 0-0 0-2 0 4 4 5 2 0 1 0 2
Reggie Bullock 26:00 7-10 4-5 5-5 0 2 2 3 0 1 1 0 23
Desmond Hubert 11:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 2
James Michael McAdoo 24:00 7-12 0-0 6-11 2 3 5 2 1 4 1 0 20
Marcus Paige 25:00 3-6 1-3 0-1 0 6 6 4 0 0 4 0 7
Brice Johnson 14:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 0 3 0 0 0 6
Joel James 15:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 4 5 0 2 1 2 0 2
Leslie McDonald 15:00 2-6 2-4 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 6
Jackson Simmons 13:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 4
P.J. Hairston 12:00 3-4 2-3 3-6 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 11
J.P. Tokoto 11:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 2
Luke Davis 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Denzel Robinson 2:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Wade Moody 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Manor 2:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Tanner 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 32-62 9-15 14-25 7 27 34 20 18 7 14 0 87
  51.6% 60.0% 56.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 14