Freshman Oshae Brissett scored 20 points with 10 rebounds to lead 11th-seeded Syracuse in a 78-59 loss to sixth-seeded North Carolina Wednesday night in the second round of the New York Life ACC Tournament.
Sophomore Tyus Battle finished with 15 points and junior Frank Howard totaled 12 points.
Theo Pinson posted 16 points and 11 boards to lead the Tar Heels. Kenny Williams scored 17 points and Luke Maye and Cameron Johnson each added 13.
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