Posted December 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Leslie McDonald scored a career-high 24 points in his first career start to help No. 14 North Carolina beat UAB 102-84 on Saturday night. James Michael McAdoo added 15 points and 12 rebounds as part of a balanced offensive showing for the Tar Heels (6-2). North Carolina was coming off an ugly loss at No. 1 Indiana, but the Tar Heels regrouped with a win despite playing without starting freshman point guard Marcus Paige due to a shoulder injury. The Tar Heels shot 53 percent and had six players reach double figures, though they had trouble putting away the program led by former UNC assistant coach Jerod Haase. Jordan Swing had 21 points to lead the Blazers (4-4), who trailed most of the day but stayed within reach of the Tar Heels until the final 6 minutes. The Tar Heels were coming off an 83-59 loss to the Hoosiers, which was the most lopsided nonconference loss for North Carolina since Roy Williams took over in 2003. North Carolina shot just 28 percent after halftime in that ...
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Leslie McDonald scored a career-high 24 points in his first career start to help No. 14 North Carolina beat UAB 102-84 on Saturday night. James Michael McAdoo added 15 points and 12 rebounds as part of a balanced offensive showing for the Tar Heels (6-2). North Carolina was coming off an ugly loss at No. 1 Indiana, but the Tar Heels regrouped with a win...
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