March Madness - Villanova Falls 78-71 Against North Carolina - Game Recap
North Carolina earned a 78-71 victory over Villanova on Friday, getting 23 points from P.J. Hairston at Sprint Center.
North Carolina was a favorite by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
North Carolina got 17 points from James Michael McAdoo and another 15 points from Reggie Bullock. Marcus Paige contributed 4 assists, while P.J. Hairston cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Villanova got 20 points from JayVaughn Pinkston in a losing cause and another 18 points from Darrun Hilliard. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 3 assists for them, while Mouphtaou Yarou had 8 rebounds.
North Carolina led at halftime, 37-29.
Villanova had a 37-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.