Marquette hands North Carolina rare home nonconference loss

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Dawson Garcia had 24 points and 11 rebounds, D.J. Carton added 17 points with five assists and Marquette beat North Carolina 83-70 in a game scheduled just four days ago.

It was just North Carolina's 18th nonconference defeat in the 35-year history of the Dean E. Smith Center.

North Carolina scored first but did not lead the rest of the way as Marquette answered with a 14-2 run.

Elliott scored 15 points with four steals and Theo John had 11 for Marquette (11-12).

The Golden Eagles, who are currently 10th in the 11 team Big East, entered having lost six of their last eight — with two victories over Butler.

Garrison Brooks led North Carolina (14-8) with 18 points.

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