North Carolina 79, No. 1 Michigan State 65

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North Carolina stunned top-ranked Michigan State, 79-65, Wednesday at the ACC-Big Ten Challenge in East Lansing.

A Michigan State fan cheers before the start
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A Michigan State fan cheers before the start of an NCAA college basketball game between Michigan State and North Carolina, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto dunks during the first
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North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto dunks during the first half against Michigan State. (Dec. 4, 2013)

North Carolina coach Roy Williams, left, and Michigan
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North Carolina coach Roy Williams, left, and Michigan State coach Tom Izzo talk before their NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

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Michigan State's Adreian Payne, left, grabs a rebound
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Michigan State's Adreian Payne, left, grabs a rebound against North Carolina's Joel James (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Michigan State's Travis Trice (20) puts up a
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Michigan State's Travis Trice (20) puts up a layup against North Carolina's Desmond Hubert (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, right, and trainer
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, right, and trainer Quinton Sawyer, center, tend to Keith Appling (11) after he went down with an injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks and Michigan State's Kenny
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North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks and Michigan State's Kenny Kaminski battle for a rebound during the first half. (Dec. 4, 2013)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Adreian Payne
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts after a first half dunk behind Nate Britt #0 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Kennedy Meeks
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Kennedy Meeks #3 of the North Carolina Tar Heels tries to get a first half shot off over Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State's Adreian Payne, top, shoots over North
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Michigan State's Adreian Payne, top, shoots over North Carolina's Marcus Paige, left, Kennedy Meeks (3) and Jackson Simmons (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Nate Britt
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Nate Britt #0 of the North Carolina Tar Heels brings the ball up the court in front of Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Nate Britt
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Nate Britt #0 of the North Carolina Tar Heels tries to get a first half shot off over Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: James Michael
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels takes a first half shot over Kenny Kaminski #30 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Marcus Paige
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Marcus Paige #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels tries to get to the basket past Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans during the first half at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Matt Costello
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Matt Costello #10 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts after blocking a first half shot with Denzel Valentine #45 while playing the North Carolina Tar Heels at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Matt Costello
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Matt Costello #10 of the Michigan State Spartans tries to get to the basket around Kennedy Meeks #3 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Adreian Payne
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EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04: Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans battles for position with Desmond Hubert #14 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during the first half at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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