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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The North Carolina Tar Heels came to Bloomington Wednesday night for a much-anticipated ACC/Big Ten Challenge game with the 6-0 Indiana Hoosiers. Fans in Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall were decked out in all white attire and brought plenty of energy and noise, and the Hoosiers won 77-65,

Several notable Hoosier greats, including Jared Jeffries, Christian Watford, and Cody Zeller, were in attendance. A large group of recruits sat behind the Indiana bench  and got a healthy dose of true Hoosier basketball atmosphere for a solid 40 minutes of play.

Senior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis lead the Hoosiers with 21 points, four assists, and 10 rebounds. Senior guard Xavier Johnson added 20 points, four assists and eight rebounds. 

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Freshman guard Jalen Hood-Schifino provided a major spark for the Hoosiers throughout the game with 14 points, two assists and six rebounds, including 10 points in the first eight minutes. Shooting guard Trey Galloway was also back in the lineup after missing the last three games with a knee injury, and he added 11 points. 

Indiana heads to New Jersey to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday in its first Big Ten conference matchup this season.

Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) reacts to a basket in the first half against the North Carolina Tar Heels
Indiana Hoosiers forward Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) shoots the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels forward Armando Bacot (5) defends in the first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Indiana Hoosiers guard Jalen Hood-Schifino (1) shoots the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels guard Caleb Love (2) defends in the first half.
Indiana Hoosiers forward Race Thompson (25) shoots the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels forward Pete Nance (32) defends in the first half.
Indiana Hoosiers guard Xavier Johnson (0) shoots the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels guard D'Marco Dunn (11) defends in the first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Indiana Hoosiers guard Jalen Hood-Schifino (1) dribbles the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels guard Seth Trimble (0) defends in the first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Indiana Hoosiers forward Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) shoots the ball in the first half against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Indiana Hoosiers guard Xavier Johnson (0) shoots the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels guard Caleb Love (2) defends in the first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Jalen Hood-Schifino (1) scores during the Indiana versus North Carolina men's basketball game
Indiana Head Coach Mike Woodson talks with Jordan Geronimo (22) and Tamar Bates (53) during the Indiana versus North Carolina men's basketball game.
Indiana's Trey Galloway (32) celebrates his dunk during the Indiana versus North Carolina men's basketball game.
Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis defends North Carolina's Armando Bacot (5) during the Indiana versus North Carolina men's basketball game.
Race Thompson warms up donning his now famous headband ahead of the UNC game.
Indiana senior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis warming up before the UNC game.
Trey Galloway is back in the lineup after missing three games due to a knee injury.
Indiana Hoosiers forward Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) blocks the shot of North Carolina Tar Heels forward Armando Bacot (5) in the second half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Indiana Hoosiers guard Tamar Bates (53) reacts to a made basket in the second half against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
North Carolina Tar Heels guard Caleb Love (2) shoots the ball in the second half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.North Carolina Tar Heels guard Caleb Love (2) shoots the ball in the second half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Indiana Hoosiers guard Jalen Hood-Schifino (1) rebounds the ball while North Carolina Tar Heels guard D'Marco Dunn (11) defends in the second half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
North Carolina Tar Heels forward Armando Bacot (5) dribblesIndiana Hoosiers forward Jordan Geronimo (22) the ball while defends in the first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
  • GAME STORY: Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 21 points and guards Jalen Hood-Schifino and Xavier Johnson book-ended an emphatic 77-65 win over preseason No. 1 North Carolina on Wednesday night, leading the Hoosiers to their seventh straight win. CLICK HERE
  • JACKSON-DAVIS VS. BACOT: Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis and North Carolina's Armando Bacot are good friends off the court, and the two All-Americans provide an intriguing matchup on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall when No. 10 Indiana takes on No. 18 North Carolina. CLICK HERE
  • OPENING LINE: North Carolina was preseason No. 1 but now has lost two straight games and are underdogs once again in its matchup with Indiana on Wednesday night in Bloomington. Here's the latest on the point spread, and both team's drastically different histories vs. the number so far this season. CLICK HERE
  • 'I'M PLAYING': Injured Indiana senior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis was adamant Tuesday afternoon that he feels better and he will be in the starting lineup late Wednesday night when the Hoosiers take on North Carolina at Assembly Hall. "You're gonna have to take me out on a stretcher,'' he said. CLICK HERE
  • INDIANA VS. UNC SERIES HISTORY: Indiana has a terrific history with North Carolina in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, winning three of the four meetings. They'll dance one last time on Wednesday night in this event, and it's been a heck of the ride. CLICK HERE