CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Aamir Simms hit an overtime-forcing 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left in regulation and Clemson went on to erase decades of futility at the Dean Dom in North Carolina by beating the Tar Heels 79-76 on Saturday, earning their first win in 60 tries in Chapel Hill. Simms had 20 points for the Tigers, who trailed by 10 with about two minutes left in regulation before making a frantic comeback. Brandon Robinson had a career-best 27 points for the Tar Heels, who were 59-0 all-time in the series in Chapel Hill for the longest home winning streak against one opponent in NCAA history.
Streak Snapped: Clemson beats UNC for the 1st time in Chapel Hill
North Carolina was 59-0 when playing Clemson on their home floor, the longest home winning streak against one opponent.