CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Freshman C.J. Harris scored a career-high 20 points and Wake Forest beat No. 24 North Carolina 82-69 on Wednesday night to send the Tar Heels to their first three-game losing streak under coach Roy Williams.
Ishmael Smith had 20 points, and Al-Farouq Aminu added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Demon Deacons (13-4, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference). They hit 56 percent of their 3-pointers and were 7 of 8 from long range in the second half of their first victory in Chapel Hill since 2003.
Will Graves scored 16 points to lead the Tar Heels (12-7, 1-3). The defending national champions, who have dropped four of five, were playing their first game since falling to No. 24 -- their lowest ranking in The Associated Press Top 25 since 2006.