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Tar Heels rout Wolfpack 74-55

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POSTED January 26, 2012 11:14 p.m.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Tyler Zeller had 21 points and a career-best 17 rebounds to help No. 7 North Carolina beat North Carolina State 74-55 on Thursday night
Reggie Bullock added 11 points in his first career start for the Tar Heels (17-3, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their 11th straight against their longtime rivals.
With its bigger front line dominating inside, North Carolina shot 48 percent and led by 31 points in the second half.
Scott Wood scored 11 points to lead the Wolfpack (15-6, 4-2).
N.C. State finished with its worst scoring total of the season and shot 37 percent, though its second-half production came after the game was decided.

NO. 14 FLORIDA 64,

OXFORD, Miss. — Patric Young scored 15 points and Kenny Boynton added 12 for Florida, which rallied from a double-digit first-half deficit.
Florida (16-4, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) fell behind 20-4 in the opening minutes and trailed 38-28 at halftime.
Young was 7 of 10 from the field despite playing with tendinitis in his right ankle. Erving Walker had 10 points and nine assists.
Terrance Henry had 21 points for Mississippi (13-7, 3-3), which shot 60.9 percent from the field in the first half, hitting all six 3-point attempts. In the second half they made just 8 of 29 (27.6 percent) from the field.
Ole Miss pulled within 63-60 with 18 seconds remaining and had a chance to tie, but turned the ball over and Bradley Beal hit a free throw that sealed the victory.


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