Score: North Carolina 77, Florida State 72
Stars:North Carolina:P.J. Hairston 23 Pts (4-9 3-pointers), 4 Reb. Florida State:Okaro White 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Stl.
Story: Sophomore P.J. Hairston comes up big with a career high 23 points in a much needed victory for the Tar Heels. UNC improves to 1-2 in the ACC, while the Seminoles suffer their first loss in conference play. Pre-season ACC All-American Michael Snaer struggled to get anything going and finished with only nine points for Florida State.
Carolina led 33-31 at halftime and had a 20-9 rebounding edge. Florida State heated up after the break, but the Tar Heels survived their three-point onslaught by only turning the ball over four times and finishing the game with a 34-18 rebound margin, including 14 offensive rebounds.
Check out these huge dunks from Desmond Hubert and P.J. Hairston, via YouTube: