5 Things We Learned from North Carolina's Win over Providence

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5 Things We Learned from North Carolina's Win over Providence
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North Carolina survived its hard-fought battle against Big East tournament champion Providence, 79-77. 

The Tar Heels had to come from seven points down with 4:36 to go. Sophomore guard Marcus Paige hit a huge three-pointer with a little over a minute to go to tie the game at 77.

Junior forward James Michael McAdoo hit two free throws in the closing seconds to secure the W and help UNC advance to play Iowa State in round of 32 action on Sunday.

Here are a few things we learned from North Carolina's victory on Friday in San Antonio:

 

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