Recap - North Carolina Defeats Oakland 84-61
|Recap - North Carolina Defeats Oakland 84-61|
North Carolina blew out Oakland on Friday, running up the score in an 84-61 win at Dean Smith Center.
Bettors who backed North Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 16.5 at sportsbooks.
North Carolina got 21 points from James Michael McAdoo and another 14 points from Marcus Paige. J.P. Tokoto contributed 5 assists, while James Michael McAdoo cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Oakland got an 18-point performance from Travis Bader, who was supported by 14 points from Duke Mondy. Duke Mondy had 6 assists in a losing cause for Oakland, while Duke Mondy grabbed 6 rebounds.
North Carolina hit the break leading 58-21 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 41 boards, while Oakland only had 22.