CLEMSON -- Junior right-hander Matt Harvey struck out 15 batters in a complete-game outing and Levi Michael went 3-for-4 with a homer, double, and four RBIs to lead North Carolina to a 5-3 win over Clemson in front of 5,391 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night. The Tar Heels improved to 24-16 overall and 7-12 in the ACC. The Tigers dropped to 24-15 overall and 10-9 in ACC play.
Harvey (5-2) went the distance for the first time in his career to earn the win. He allowed just six hits, three runs, and one walk with a career-high 15 strikeouts in throwing 156 pitches, including 101 strikes. He also struck out nine batters looking and held the Tigers to just 1-for-11 with two outs.
Casey Harman (5-1), the first of three Tiger pitchers, suffered the loss. He allowed eight hits, five runs (three earned), and one walk with five strikeouts. Harman suffered his first loss since 2009. He was 9-0 in his previous 17 starts over the last two seasons entering Friday's game.
Meanwhile, the Tar Heels scored all five of their runs on two-out hits. Michael led North Carolina's nine-hit attack with a two-run double in the fifth inning and a two-run homer in the seventh inning.
Hinson led off the ninth inning with a solo home run to right-center on an 0-2 pitch, his ninth long ball of the season.
Parker and Hinson had two hits apiece to lead Clemson.
, who had six hits in the game and fell to 0-10 in its last 10 games decided by two runs or less. Hinson added a homer and two RBIs. John Nester's 11-game hitting streak came to an end.