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North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) and Pittsburgh's  James Robinson get tangled while reaching for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) and Pittsburgh's James Robinson get tangled while reaching for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

ACC: Heels hammer Panthers

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CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina spent two weeks on a tough road trip that included two losses, a struggle against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s last-place team and a scary moment for its Hall of Fame coach.

Sunday’s dominating performance eased some concerns and pressure that had built during that stretch.


Brice Johnson scored 19 points and the ninth-ranked Tar Heels shot 59 percent to beat Pittsburgh 85-64 in the team’s best performance in weeks. They had plenty of balance, shared the ball and got out in transition. They even pleased coach Roy Williams with their defensive attention.

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