John Henson also had a double-double, with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Tar Heels (19-3, 6-1 ACC), who won their fourth in a row.
C.J. Harris led Wake Forest (11-11, 2-6) with 19 points. Harris' performance increased his career point total to exactly 1,000.
The Demon Deacons trailed 36-24 at halftime and were within seven in the second half, but Carolina went on a 16-1 run that padded opened up a 22-point gap.