Maui Invitational - Mississippi State vs North Carolina Recap - North Carolina Wins 95-49
The battle between North Carolina and Mississippi State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mississippi State was handed a 95-49 defeat on Monday at Lahaina Civic Center.
North Carolina was a favorite by 19 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
North Carolina got 21 points from Leslie McDonald and another 18 points from P.J. Hairston. Dexter Strickland contributed 5 assists, while Brice Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Mississippi State got a 12-point performance from Roquez Johnson, who was supported by 10 points from Wendell Lewis. Trivante Bloodman had 3 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi State, while Gavin Ware grabbed 9 rebounds.
North Carolina led at halftime, 49-17.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 47 boards, while Mississippi State only had 43.