Bacot rallies No. 18 UNC past Charleston 94-83

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North Carolina’s RJ Davis (4) brings the ball up as College of Charleston’s Osinachi Smart (33) trails during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Armando Bacot scored a career-high 24 points as No. 18 North Carolina rallied in the second half to beat Charleston 94-83.

Bacot tied his career-best with six blocks and added 12 rebounds.

North Carolina improved to 3-0 on the season. The Cougars outplayed the Tar Heels for the first 20 minutes and led by six at the break. But behind Bacot, North Carolina started the second half on a 23-9 run.

Reyne Smith led the Cougars with 19 points off five 3-pointers.

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