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March Madness - Kansas vs North Carolina Final: 70-58 - Recap

Kansas got 22 points from Travis Releford as they ran past North Carolina 70-58 on Sunday at Sprint Center.

Kansas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites.

Kansas got 16 points from Jeff Withey and another 12 points from Naadir Tharpe. Elijah Johnson contributed 4 assists, while Jeff Withey cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

North Carolina got 15 points from P.J. Hairston in a losing cause and another 11 points from James Michael McAdoo. Dexter Strickland contributed 4 assists for them, while P.J. Hairston had 9 rebounds.

Kansas hit the break trailing 30-21 before taking care of business in the second half.

Kansas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-36.