COL BKB: North Carolina 85, North Carolina State 84 (OT)

Feb. 26, 2014 at 11:47 PM
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RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Marcus Paige netted 35 points, including a game-winning basket in overtime, sending No. 21 North Carolina over North Carolina State 85-84 Wednesday.

Paige struck for 31 of his total in the second half and overtime, including a go-ahead lay-in with less than a second to go in the extra frame.

He drained seven 3-pointers and provided six rebounds and five assists for the Tar Heels (21-7, 11-4 ACC), who reeled off a 10th straight win.

J.P. Tokoto helped out with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

T.J. Warren fired in a career-best 36 points, but it wasn't enough for the Wolfpack (17-11, 7-8).

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