Joel Berry II hit two free throws with 7.1 seconds left as No. 20 North Carolina earned its first Atlantic Coast Convention street victory of the season Saturday with a sixty nine-sixty eight conquer Notre Dame.
Berry completed with 15 factors whereas Luke Maye had a double-double – 17 factors and eleven rebounds – and Theo Pinson added thirteen for the Tar Heels (14-four, three-2). Sophomore level guard T.J. Gibbs received a recreation-excessive 19 factors and 6 assists for the Irish (thirteen-5, three-2).
Gibbs dribbled downcourt and acquired off an errant shot however acquired a rebound which spun out on the buzzer. Senior middle Martinas Geben hit his first profession three-pointer whereas scoring 14 for Notre Dame and reserve
Nikola Djogo had a profession-excessive 12 factors as Notre Dame stayed shut by hitting 10 of 24 (forty one.7 %) from past the arc.
The Tar Heels led forty-37 after a aggressive first half throughout which each groups endured lengthy stretches with out subject objectives. The lead modified arms 14 occasions.
Maye got here up one rebound in need of a double-double with thirteen factors and 9 rebounds, whereas Berry had 9 factors, all from past the arc, however drew his third private within the ultimate 2 minutes.
Gibbs, who missed his first 4 photographs, lastly acquired on the…