North Carolina vs Maryland Recap - North Carolina Wins 79-68
|North Carolina vs Maryland Recap - North Carolina Wins 79-68|
P.J. Hairston scored 22 points leading North Carolina to a 79-68 victory over Maryland at Comcast Center on Wednesday.
Bettors who backed North Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks.
North Carolina got 19 points from Reggie Bullock and another 10 points from James Michael McAdoo. Dexter Strickland contributed 6 assists, while Reggie Bullock cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Maryland got 18 points from Dez Wells in a losing cause and another 16 points from Nick Faust. Dez Wells contributed 2 assists for them, while James Padgett had 7 rebounds.
North Carolina led at halftime, 34-27.
Maryland had a 34-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.