CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Caleb Love scored 22 points to help North Carolina take control after halftime, and the Tar Heels handled No. 24 Michigan 72-51 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
North Carolina led 29-27 at the half but shot 58% after the break to turn the game into a surprising rout.
Dawson Garcia added 14 points while Armando Bacot had 11 points and 14 rebounds.
Michigan big man Hunter Dickinson fouled Bacot twice in a span of 12 seconds early in the second half and headed to the bench with four fouls.
UNC took advantage while Dickinson sat for more than 10 minutes.