Recap - North Carolina Defeats Pittsburgh 75-71
|Recap - North Carolina Defeats Pittsburgh 75-71|
James Michael McAdoo scored 24 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for North Carolina on Saturday, leading them to a 75-71 victory over Pittsburgh at Dean Smith Center.
North Carolina was a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
North Carolina got 18 points from Marcus Paige and another 13 points from Brice Johnson. Marcus Paige contributed 4 assists, while James Michael McAdoo cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Pittsburgh got a 16-point performance from Lamar Patterson, who was supported by 13 points from Jamel Artis. Lamar Patterson had 2 assists in a losing cause for Pittsburgh, while Talib Zanna grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed North Carolina were victorious, as the score was 35-31 at the break.