North Carolina 112, Chaminade 70

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange


LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Chaminade scored one upset win during the 30-year anniversary season of its victory over then-No. 1 Virginia.
A second against No. 9 North Carolina never came close to fruition.
The Tar Heels rebounded from Tuesday's upset loss to Butler, dismantling Chaminade 112-70 Wednesday at the Lahaina Civic Center.
James Michael McAdoo compiled 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Reggie Bullock added 17 points and six assists to help North Carolina finish in third place at the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
North Carolina (5-1) failed to win the tournament title for the first time in its past four trips to Maui. The Tar Heels reached the championship game in each of their previous five appearances.
The last two times the Heels won on Maui (2004, 2008), they went on to win the national title in the same season.
Chaminade senior guard De'Andre Haskins, who played against North Carolina as a freshman at Valparaiso, scored the Silverswords' first nine points and had 15 in the first half.
Haskins finished with 22 points and six rebounds, and Bennie Murray added 15 points for the Silverswords (3-3).
North Carolina coach Roy Williams made a change to his starting lineup for the first time this season, giving freshman forward Brice Johnson the nod over sophomore Desmond Hubert.
Hubert, who was averaging less than 2 points a game in five starts, was the sixth reserve used by Williams off the bench.
Johnson finished with 16 points on 7-for-8 shooting. Hubert didn't score in limited action.
Sixteen Tar Heels played in the game. Seldom-used guard Wade Moody hit North Carolina's 13th 3-pointer for the team's final points.
The Tar Heels shot 62.3 percent (43-for-69) in the game and scored 33 points off of 19 Chaminade turnovers.
They wound up becoming the first team to top 100 points in the Maui Invitational since Washington beat Virginia 106-63 in the opening round in 2010.
Chaminade, which 30 years ago beat Ralph Sampson's top-rated Virginia team in arguably the biggest upset in NCAA history, failed in its bid to win two games in the tournament for the first time.
The Silverswords played in the winners' bracket for the first time since 2003 and just the second time in 20 years after beating Texas 76-63 in the opening round Monday.
In earlier action Wednesday, Marquette defeated Southern California 72-64 to finish in fifth place, and Texas downed Mississippi State 69-55 for seventh place.

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