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UNC turns spiked leash inside out on Bulldogs

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North Carolina faced its first major-conference opponent on Monday at the Maui Invitational, but you wouldn't have realized it watching the game. The Tar Heels jumped out to an immediate, impenetrable lead and coasted to a cringe-worthy 95-49 victory over Mississippi State.

Prior to this contest, sophomore James Michael McAdoo had been Carolina's star. But after a quick beginning he recognized the Bulldogs' personnel issues — the club has been decimated by injuries — and happily deferred to his teammates. His comrades responded, as the Heels shot a blistering 15-32 on threes.

UNC advances to Tuesday's semifinals, where it will face Butler at 8:00pm EST. Click here to view the box score from MSU.

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