Sharpe, Bacot lead Tar Heels over North Carolina State 86-76

Sharpe, Bacot lead Tar Heels over North Carolina State 86-76

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Day’Ron Sharpe and Armando Bacot combined for 33 points and 18 rebounds as North Carolina used its strength inside to beat North Carolina State 86-76.

Sharpe scored 16 points with 10 rebounds and Bacot had 17 points and eight boards to lead the Tar Heels to their fifth win in six games and prevent a season sweep by the Wolfpack, which won 79-76 on Dec. 22. The victory also kept the Tar Heels unbeaten this season in six home games.

N.C. State lost its fourth straight. Devon Daniels scored 21 points to lead the Wolfpack.

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