North Carolina Downs Notre Dame 63-61 - Match Report
North Carolina grabbed a 63-61 win over Notre Dame on Monday, behind a 14-point effort from James Michael McAdoo at Dean Smith Center.
North Carolina did not, however, defeat Notre Dame against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks.
North Carolina got 11 points from J.P. Tokoto and another 9 points from Brice Johnson. Marcus Paige contributed 6 assists, while James Michael McAdoo cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Notre Dame got 21 points from Eric Atkins in a losing cause and another 17 points from Pat Connaughton. Eric Atkins contributed 6 assists for them, while Pat Connaughton had 13 rebounds.
North Carolina led at halftime, 41-27.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 35 boards, while Notre Dame only had 30.