CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) — It finally happened. Roy Williams passed his late mentor Dean Smith on the all-time career wins list with 880 with a 94-71 win over Miami.
After weeks of disappointment, six-straight ACC losses, and not winning since Dec. 30 the Tar Heels showed determination in their win over Miami.
Carolina started the game on a 13-2 run to gain an early lead over the Hurricanes, one Miami never overcame.
Armando Bacot finished the first half with a dunk as an exclamation point on the Heels 51-27 lead. 51 points are its highest first-half scoring total of the season.