9:00 PM ET, January 21, 2009
Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Apparently, Wayne Ellington loves to play against Clemson almost as much as North Carolina enjoys having the Tigers come to Chapel Hill.Ellington had 25 points to help the Tar Heels (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) beat the Tigers 94-70 on Wednesday night, keeping North Carolina perfect in 54 home games against Clemson (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP).
• North Carolina is now 54-0 at home against Clemson, the longest home streak against a single opponent in NCAA history.
• The Tigers have lost 38 of their last 39 road games against ranked teams.
• Wayne Ellington had 25 points and has scored 20-plus points just twice this season, but they came in the last two games.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-68 (.353)||35-66 (.530)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-22 (.409)||5-16 (.313)|
|FT Made-Attempted||13-19 (.684)||19-27 (.704)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|
|» Jan 21, 2009||@UNC 94, CLEM 70||Recap|