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Damion Lee scores 24 points and Chinanu Onuaku has a double-double as No. 19 Louisville upsets No. 2 North Carolina 71-65

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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Damion Lee scored 24 points, including two free throws with 8.3 seconds remaining, to help No. 19 Louisville upset No. 2 North Carolina 71-65 on Monday night, ending the Tar Heels' 12-game winning streak.

After scoring just six points in Saturday's loss to then-No. 11 Virginia, Lee lifted the Cardinals to a hard-fought victory over the first-place Tar Heels by making 8 of 12 shots, including consecutive 3-pointers that helped provide a 55-50 lead with 9:35 remaining.

PHOTO: North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) attempts to shoot over the defense of Louisville's Trey Lewis (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) attempts to shoot over the defense of Louisville's Trey Lewis (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Chinanu Onuaku added a three-point play, Ray Spalding scored and Trey Lewis followed with a big layup and then two free throws with 26 seconds left for a four-point lead.

Lee sealed the win by making two more at the free throw line as Louisville (18-4, 7-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) handed the Tar Heels (19-3, 8-1) their first conference loss.

Onuaku had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Donovan Mitchell added 10 points for the Cardinals.

Justin Jackson's 16 points led North Carolina.

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