Miami held No. 10 Duke a staggering 32 points below its season average.
The Wolfpack (15-15, 4-13) made a last-stand run to get within 59-51.
The Tar Heels (25-5, 13-3) have won four straight following a loss to arch rival Duke two weeks ago.
The Eagles are at the top of the MEAC standings and have a great chance of making the NCAA Tournament.
With just 7.5 seconds left on the clock after a Duke miss, Gillon drove to the top of the key and banked in a desperation shot to send the h…
The Tar Heels took over with a 13-3 second-half run to break a 40-all tie and led by 17 points late.
North Carolina State dealt a blow to Georgia Tech’s slim NCAA Tournament hopes.
Kennedy Meeks had all of his 13 points and seven rebounds after halftime for the Tar Heels.
Bryant Crawford finished with 21 points, and his layup with about 1:20 to play pulled Wake Forest within 93-92.
The loss was the Wolfpack’s first game since the announcement that coach Mark Gottfried is out after the season.