Miami — At halftime at BankUnited Center, Miami leads No. 8 UNC 35-30.
The Tar Heels took an early 6-2 lead, but after the first media timeout, the Hurricanes went on a 12-4 run to take a lead it would hold on to for the remainder of the first half.
Miami center Reggie Johnson missed much of the first half after picking up his second personal foul less than four minutes into the game.
The Tar Heels, who shot 36.4 percent from the field In the first half, were led by forward John Henson, who led all all scorers before intermission with 12 points.
Durand Scott and Kenny Kadji, both of whom finished with nine first-half points, led Miami before break.