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No. 8 Hurricanes make 15 3-pointers and drub North Carolina 87-61

  • Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, guard Dwyane Wade, center, and forward James Jones watch the first half of an NCCA college basketball game between Miami and North Carolina, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, guard Dwyane Wade, center, and forward James Jones watch the first half of an NCCA college basketball game between Miami and North Carolina, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  (The Associated Press)

  • North Carolina's Reggie Bullock, foreground, looks for an open teammate as Miami's Kenny Kadji defends during the first half of an NCCA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    North Carolina's Reggie Bullock, foreground, looks for an open teammate as Miami's Kenny Kadji defends during the first half of an NCCA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  (The Associated Press)

  • Miami guard Shane Larkin passes past North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) during the first half of an NCCA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Miami guard Shane Larkin passes past North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) during the first half of an NCCA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  (The Associated Press)

Miami hit a school record-tying 15 3-pointers and the eighth-ranked Hurricanes extended their winning streak to 11 games by beating North Carolina 87-61 on Saturday.

Sophomore Shane Larkin had 18 points and a career-high nine assists for the Atlantic Coast Conference leaders, who built margins of 9-0 and 44-27 en route to another rout. They improved to 11-0 at home, where each of the past four wins have been by at least 22 points.

Miami (19-3, 10-0 ACC) set a school record for ACC victories in a season with eight games still to go. North Carolina (16-7, 6-4), which began the season 18-2 against the Hurricanes, lost to them for the second time in four weeks.