LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coby White had 19 points and eight assists, Luke Maye added 16 points and eight rebounds and No. 7 North Carolina beat No. 17 UCLA 94-78 in the consolation game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday.
Kenny Williams scored 15 points as five Tar Heels reached double figures and North Carolina (6-1) settled for a split in its Las Vegas trip.READ MORE: West Valley Animal Shelter To Reopen On March 15 After Closing Due To Pandemic
Kris Wilkes led UCLA (4-2) with 22 points as he converted 7 of 10 from the field.
Thanks to 57 percent shooting in the second half, North Carolina, which trailed early, took the lead for good on a dunk by Nassir Little with 11:58 left in the game that made it 63-62.READ MORE: Innocent Driver Killed After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
UCLA freshman center Moses Brown fouled out with 7:40 left. He finished with seven points and four rebounds.
North Carolina now leads the all-time series 9-3 in a game between teams that have combined for 18 national championships.MORE NEWS: Police Seeking Two Stolen Jack Armstrong Original Paintings
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