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Recap - North Carolina Defeats East Tennessee State 78-55

The battle between North Carolina and East Tennessee State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as East Tennessee State was handed a 78-55 defeat on Saturday at Dean Smith Center.

North Carolina got 14 points from Leslie McDonald and another 12 points from Brice Johnson. Dexter Strickland contributed 7 assists, while Brice Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

East Tennessee State got 18 points from Rashawn Rembert in a losing cause and another 13 points from Lester Wilson. Rashawn Rembert contributed 3 assists for them, while Lester Wilson had 11 rebounds.

North Carolina led at halftime, 42-12.

The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 45 boards, while East Tennessee State only had 41.