North Carolina Beats Wisconsin With Defense, Rebounding
North Carolina defeated Wisconsin by a final score of 60-57 in Chapel Hill on Wednesday.
The Tar Heels were outscored by Wisconsin on a points per possession basis (0.94 to 1.01) due to 14 turnovers against just four. But the Badgers were held to just 35.9% shooting from the floor, shot just six free throws and were outrebounded by 13.
Harrison Barnes scored a game-high 20 points on 12 shots from the floor, while John Henson had 17 rebounds.
Jordan Taylor led Wisconsin with 18 points, but needed 20 shots and went 3-for-11 from distance.