It was close, but only for a couple of minutes.
After a Vincent Davis basket brought North Carolina Central to within two points of North Carolina, the Tar Heels decided they had enough.
UNC went on a 32-3 run to close the half, scoring in every which way - dunks, jumpers and old-fashioned lay-ups. UNC leads 51-20 at the half.
Marcus Ginyard and Tyler Zeller have paced the Tar Heels with 10 points apiece, and Deon Thompson has grabbed seven rebounds.
NCCU shot 34.8 percent in the first half, while UNC shot 68.8 percent.
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