Feb 17, 2002
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – Adam Boone scored a career-high 28 points and North
Carolina ended a five-game losing streak as the Tar Heels beat Florida State
95-85 on Sunday.
North Carolina (7-16, 3-10 Atlantic Coast Conference) shot 54 percent and
scored on 14 of its final 15 possessions. The Tar Heels shot 16-of-24 and had
just five turnovers in the second half.
Florida State (10-13, 3-9), coming off a one-week layoff, lost its sixth
Kris Lang had 21 points for North Carolina and Jason Capel added 20 points
and eight rebounds. Melvin Scott made all five of his shots and scored 13
Monte Cummings, who entered the game with a 1-for-13 slump, was 11-of-16 and
had 28 points for Florida State. Antwuan Dixon added 14 points, while Michael
Joiner, Nigel Dixon and Delvon Arrington had 12 each.
Florida State shot 54 percent, but 19 turnovers.
Boone, who was 4-for-11 from 3-point range in his previous five games, was
6-of-9 against Florida State. He also had six assists and just one turnover.
The Tar Heels were 10-for-20 from 3-point range.
North Carolina went up 25-17 after a short jumper by Brian Bersticker with
9:17 left in the first half, but Florida State followed with a 13-3 run. The
Seminoles pushed the lead to 43-36 on a 3-pointer by Arrington with 1:20 left
for their biggest lead of the game.