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ACC Tournament - North Carolina Defeats Maryland 79-76 - Recap

Dexter Strickland scored 15 points leading North Carolina to a 79-76 victory over Maryland at Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday.

North Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4.5-point spread.

North Carolina got 15 points from Reggie Bullock and another 13 points from P.J. Hairston. Dexter Strickland contributed 4 assists, while Reggie Bullock cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Maryland got 20 points from Alex Len in a losing cause and another 17 points from Nick Faust. Dez Wells contributed 4 assists for them, while Dez Wells had 9 rebounds.

North Carolina led at halftime, 37-32.

Maryland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-36.