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October 24, 2017 - 4:35 am

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 14 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks scored the final nine points in a 103-94 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. Antetokounmpo was 13 for 21 from the field and 6 for 8 at the line. He also had six assists and blocked two shots.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Coach Ron Rivera suggested it may be time to simplify what the Panthers are doing on offense after managing just three points against the Chicago Bears. Rivera says he may be asking too much of his new/young players in terms of the number of formations and personnel groupings they've been asked to learn. The Panthers lost the Bears 17-3 on Sunday, the second time this season the offense has been held with a touchdown.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina point guard Joel Berry II will miss roughly four weeks after suffering a broken bone in his right hand. The school announced Berry's injury Monday but didn't provide details on how Berry was hurt. The senior averaged 14.7 points and was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player after the Tar Heels' run to the NCAA championship in April. UNC opens the season Nov. 10 against Northern Iowa.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— North Carolina will host a four-team men's basketball exhibition to raise money for the state's disaster relief fund. The Nov. 5 event includes instate programs East Carolina, UNC Greensboro and UNC Wilmington. Each of three schools have coaches with UNC ties. UNC coach Roy Williams said in a statement the event is "a tremendous opportunity" to help people in need after recent hurricanes.

CLEMSON, S.C. — No. 7 Clemson has spent an uncomfortable week waiting to fully get back to work after the reigning national champs' first loss of the season. Tigers tailback Adam Choice says it took him several days to get past the anger of losing at Syracuse. He believes by the middle of last week players had gotten into the proper mind frame to correct mistakes and finish the season strong. The Tigers host Georgia Tech on Saturday.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says he isn't making major changes even as the Tar Heels struggle to a 1-7 record. The Tar Heels are coming off the worst loss of the sixth-year coach's tenure at UNC and now face No. 8 Miami on Saturday.

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