|Syracuse Orange vs North Carolina Tar Heels Wrap - North Carolina Wins 93-85|
Coby White went off for 34 points and added 4 rebounds leading North Carolina to a 93-85 win over Syracuse on Tuesday at Dean Smith Center.
North Carolina did not, however, defeat Syracuse against the spread, which closed at -11.0 at most sportsbooks.
Cameron Johnson had 16 points for North Carolina and Nassir Little chipped in with 11 points. Luke Maye had 6 assists for them, while Luke Maye was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Syracuse got a 29-point performance from Tyus Battle, who was supported by 15 points from Elijah Hughes. Franklin Howard had 7 assists in a losing cause for Syracuse, while Tyus Battle grabbed 5 rebounds.
North Carolina was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
North Carolina had a 38-23 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
North Carolina heads into a battle against Clemson. Syracuse, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wake Forest.