UNC routs Chaminade in Maui Invitational 3rd-place game

10:42 PM, Nov 21, 2012   |    comments
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Maui, HI (Sports Network) - James Michael McAdoo led a balanced attack with 18 points and 10 rebounds, and ninth-ranked North Carolina bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 112-70 rout of Chaminade in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational.

Reggie Bullock and Leslie McDonald each scored 17, while Brice Johnson chipped in 16 for UNC (5-1), which lost to Butler Tuesday.

DeAndre Haskins poured in 22 points for the Silverswords (3-3), who also received 15 points from Bennie Murray and 10 from Lee Bailey.

A 3-pointer from Haskins boosted Chaminade to a 9-6 edge, but the Tar Heels netted the following 14 points. Bullock sank a trio of shots from beyond the arc during the spurt.

P.J. Hairston's two free throws extended the margin to 34-16, and the lead reached 45-20 on McDonald's 3-ball with under seven minutes left.

The Tar Heels held a 62-33 advantage at the half.

Game Notes

North Carolina's next game will be Tuesday at top-ranked Indiana as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... UNC is 15-3 all-time in the Maui Invitational, winning the tournament in the 1999-2000, 2004-05 and 2008-09 seasons ... The Tar Heels shot 62.3 percent from the field, including 13-of-27 from 3-point range.

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