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UNC 80, NC State 68: A Giftastic Recap

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NC State welcomes UNC to PNC Arena. NC State is riding a 4-game ACC home win streak while UNC just smashed Miami. State fans are all:

And Carolina fans are all:

And The N&O’s Joe Giglio (@jwgiglio) said State still has a shot at making the NCAAs at 7-11.

Both teams come out firing and State’s up 10-8 at the under-16 timeout. State fans:

And Carolina fans:

Then State goes on a 13-2 run, with Packs fans like:

And Heels fans:

And Cat Barber’s crossover killing of Nate Britt:

Carolina responds with a 19-5 run to tie it at 29, and UNC fans went:

And State fans are all:

Carolina keeps it up and takes a 38-33 lead into halftime, leaving State fans:

Things don’t get much better for State with Cody Martin, Rowan, and Anya playing like:

Carolina pulls out to a 61-48 lead at the under-12 timeout of the second half, with Mark Gottfried like:

And Roy like:

UNC makes it a 19-point lead with 5 minutes to go. State fans leaving PNC Arena like:

Carolina wins 80-68, with Heels fans all:

And Wolfpack fans all:

The game, basically: