Boxscore
North Carolina 102, UAB 84
Saturday, December 1, 2012 6:00 PM
Location - Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Officials - William Covington Sr., Les Jones, Alan Spainhour
Attendance - 15906

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
UAB 29 55 84
North Carolina 35 67 102

Recap


No. 13 North Carolina 102, UAB 84:
Junior Leslie McDonald scored a career-high 24 points and Reggie Bullock added 17 as the Tar Heels pulled away from the visiting Blazers in the second half.

P.J. Hairston’s three-point play capped a 12-2 run and put North Carolina (6-2) ahead by 16 with 8:27 remaining. The Tar Heels bounced back from a 24-point loss to top-ranked Indiana by outscoring the Blazers 67-55 while shooting a season-high 71.9 percent in the second half.

UAB (4-4) was paced by Jordan Swing’s 21 points, including 5-for-5 from beyond the arc. The Blazers trailed by only six after closing the first half on an 8-0 run, but they fell behind 57-46 on McDonald’s 3-pointer with 14:39 to play.

Hairston scored all 16 of his points in the second half after missing one game with a sprained left knee. James Michael McAdoo scored 15 and Dexter Strickland chipped in 11 points and a career-high nine assists as North Carolina shot 52.9 percent, including 43.5 percent (10-of-23) from 3-point range.

Terence Jones had 17 points and Robert Williams added 14 for UAB, which was outrebounded 40-26. Rod Rucker added 13 points and six assists.

GAME NOTEBOOK: UAB lost its 21st consecutive road game against a Top 25 opponent. … Blazers coach Jerod Haase worked as an assistant under Roy Williams at North Carolina for nine years. …The Tar Heels were 18-for-21 (85.7 percent) from the foul line, while UAB was 8-for-11 (72.7 percent).

UAB Blazers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Terence Jones 28:00 6-14 3-8 2-4 1 1 2 3 2 3 5 0 17
Fahro Alihodzic 27:00 4-9 0-0 0-0 1 4 5 0 3 2 2 0 8
Robert Williams 34:00 5-12 2-6 2-2 2 3 5 1 4 2 0 0 14
Jordan Swing 31:00 8-14 5-5 0-0 0 3 3 2 1 2 2 0 21
Isiah Jones 8:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rod Rucker 32:00 6-14 0-1 1-1 2 3 5 6 3 1 6 0 13
Preston Purifoy 8:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 4 0 2 0 0
Quincy Taylor 12:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
Jekore Tyler 13:00 3-7 2-5 1-2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 9
Alexander Scotland-Williamson 6:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2
Karl Moton 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 32-76 12-27 8-11 7 19 26 17 20 12 18 0 84
  42.1% 44.4% 72.7% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 18

North Carolina Tar Heels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Reggie Bullock 37:00 5-13 3-5 4-4 2 4 6 5 0 3 1 0 17
James Michael McAdoo 28:00 7-9 0-0 1-1 4 8 12 2 2 1 6 0 15
Joel James 12:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 2
Leslie McDonald 26:00 7-11 5-8 5-6 0 3 3 5 2 0 1 0 24
Dexter Strickland 29:00 5-10 0-1 1-2 1 3 4 9 2 0 4 0 11
P.J. Hairston 23:00 5-11 2-7 4-4 1 1 2 3 2 0 3 0 16
Brice Johnson 14:00 5-7 0-0 1-2 1 5 6 0 1 0 2 2 11
Desmond Hubert 7:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Luke Davis 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0
J.P. Tokoto 5:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Jackson Simmons 5:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 2
James Manor 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wade Moody 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Tanner 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denzel Robinson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 37-70 10-23 18-21 12 28 40 28 12 5 20 4 102
  52.9% 43.5% 85.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 20