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NCAA Game Summary - North Carolina at Florida State



(Monday, February 17th)

Final Score: North Carolina 81, Florida State 75

Tallahassee, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Kennedy Meeks shot a blistering 11-of-12 from the field for 23 points, as the North Carolina Tar Heels came from behind to defeat the Florida State Seminoles, 81-75, in an Atlantic Coast Conference tilt at the Donald L. Tucker Center.

Meeks also grabbed seven rebounds for UNC (18-7, 8-4 ACC), which extended its season-long winning streak to seven games. Marcus Paige scored 20 points and dished out seven assists, Brice Johnson tallied a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds and J.P. Tokoto added 10 points.

For FSU (15-11, 6-8), losers of three of its last four, Ian Miller put up 22 points on 5-of-8 from 3-point range, while Montay Brandon and Aaron Thomas netted 18 and 16 points, respectively.

FSU began the game on a 9-0 run and led by as many as 15 in the opening stanza, but UNC closed the gap and eventually went into intermission trailing by just three, 36-33.

The Tar Heels tied the game at 55 midway through the second half on a Desmond Hubert dunk and proceeded to go on a 9-2 run to take control. They held off the Seminoles in the final 30 seconds by shooting 7-of-8 at the free-throw line.

UNC shot 51.6 percent from the field and won the rebounding battle, 42-32.

The win marked head coach Roy Williams' 300th at UNC.

02/17 22:58:48 ET

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Final
DUR 5
TOL 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
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Final
ATL 2
SDP 0
Final
CIN 1
ARI 2
Final
TAM 2
MIL 1
Final
NYM 7
PHI 1
Final
BOS 1
TOR 14
Final
MIA 7
WAS 6
Final
CHC 4
COL 1
Final
TEX 4
NYY 2
Final
HOU 7
OAK 3
Final
SFG 0
PIT 5
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BAL
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CLE
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DET
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CHC
COL
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NYY
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HOU
OAK
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DUR 5
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