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Top 25 roundup: No. 14 North Carolina rolls past rival N.C. State 107-56

North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) goes to the basket against North Carolina State center Omer Yurtseven (14), guard Torin Dorn, center, and guard Terry Henderson (3) as North Carolina forwards Justin Jackson (44) and Kennedy Meeks, right rear, look on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Ellen Ozier / Associated Press)
North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) goes to the basket against North Carolina State center Omer Yurtseven (14), guard Torin Dorn, center, and guard Terry Henderson (3) as North Carolina forwards Justin Jackson (44) and Kennedy Meeks, right rear, look on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Ellen Ozier / Associated Press)
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Justin Jackson scored 21 points and No. 14 North Carolina ran off a 20-0 first-half run and routed North Carolina State 107-56 on Sunday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Joel Berry II added 19 points for the Tar Heels (14-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) in the game postponed from Saturday night because of snow and ice.

North Carolina beat the Wolfpack (12-4, 1-2) for the 20th time in 22 games.

And the Tar Heels did it in an unexpectedly lopsided fashion, jumping to a 26-4 lead and pushing that to 56-23 by halftime on Jackson’s 3-pointer just before the horn.

N.C. State (12-4, 1-2) came in with momentum after blowing out No. 21 Virginia Tech behind a triple-double from star freshman point guard Dennis Smith Jr. But Smith got in quick foul trouble Sunday, while the Wolfpack committed a bevy of turnovers that fueled the Tar Heels’ attack.

(4) UCLA 89, Stanford 75: Lonzo Ball scored 21 points and the Bruins (16-1, 3-1 Pac-12) led all the way in beating the Cardinal (8-8, 0-4) in Los Angeles.

Bryce Alford added 17 points and TJ Leaf had 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bruins improve to 10-0 at Pauley Pavilion. They hit 11 3-pointers, led by Ball and Alford with four apiece.

Michael Humphrey had a career-high 27 points and 14 rebounds before fouling out in the last two minutes for Stanford.

(11) Virginia 79, Wake Forest 62: London Perrantes scored 24 points and the Cavaliers (12-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a 10-0 second-half run to pull away from the Demon Deacons (10-6, 1-3), sending Wake Forest to its 25th consecutive road loss in conference play in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Perrantes scored all but five of his points in the second half as Virginia rebounded from back-to-back losses to No. 12 Florida State and at Pittsburgh. Marial Shayok added 17 points.

John Collins scored 16 points, and Bryant Crawford had 15 for the Demon Deacons. Wake Forest is 0-20 in conference road games under third-year coach Danny Manning.

(20) Purdue 66, (13) Wisconsin 55: Caleb Swanigan had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help the Boilermakers (14-3, 3-1 Big Ten) get past the Badgers (13-3, 2-1), ending Wisconsin’s nine-game winning streak in West Lafayette, Indiana.

The Boilermakers have won nine of 10 overall and three straight in the series.

Ethan Happ had 17 points, and Nigel Hayes added 10 for the Badgers.

Purdue used a 12-0 run midway in the second half to take control.

California 74, (25) Southern California 73: Ivan Rabb scored 17 points, including the go-ahead free throws with five seconds left, and had a key block at the buzzer to lift the Golden Bears (11-5, 2-2 Pac-12) past the Trojans (11-5, 2-2 Pac-12) in Los Angeles.

With his team up one, Rabb blocked Jordan McLaughlin’s driving layup at the buzzer in the Bears’ first road victory over a ranked opponent in three years.

Charlie Moore added 16 points for Cal McLaughlin and Chimezi Metu each scored 20 points to lead Southern California.

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