North Carolina Downs Northern Kentucky 75-60 - Match Report
North Carolina got 14 points from James Michael McAdoo en route to a 75-60 victory over Northern Kentucky on Friday at Dean Smith Center.
North Carolina did not, however, defeat Northern Kentucky against the spread, which closed at 27.5 at most sportsbooks.
North Carolina got 11 points from Marcus Paige and another 11 points from Leslie McDonald. J.P. Tokoto contributed 4 assists, while Marcus Paige cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Northern Kentucky got a 13-point performance from Tyler White, who was supported by 12 points from Jalen Billups. Jordan Jackson had 2 assists in a losing cause for Northern Kentucky, while Jalen Billups grabbed 7 rebounds.
North Carolina hit the break leading 35-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
North Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-32.