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UNC 80, FAU 56

Owls fall to Tar Heels in their season opener.

Originally published on 11/11/2012

by Owl Access Staff

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  FAU (0-0, 0-0 Sun Belt Conference)
at No. 11 North Carolina (1-0, 0-0 ACC)

Scouting Reports

  • About the Owls: Seniors Greg Gantt, Andre Mattison and Jordan McCoy are 11 victories away from becoming the winningest senior class in school history. ...This is an opening round game of the Maui Invitational. ...FAU lost to North Carolina 105-52 on Dec. 19, 2006 in the only previous meeting.
  • About the Tar Heels: North Carolina tipped-off the season Friday with a 76-59 victory vs. Gardner-Webb. ...James Michael McAdoo had a career-high 26 points. ...The Tar Heels were just 1-of-12 shooting on 3-pointers.
  • Projected starting lineups

FAU: Coach Mike Jarvis
G Stefan Moody 5-10 Fr. N/A
G Pablo Bertone 6-2 Jr. (7.3 ppg)
G Greg Gantt 6-2 Sr. (14.0 ppg)
F Jordan McCoy 6-6 Sr.  (4.7 ppg)
C Dragan Sekelja 7-0 Jr. (1.4 ppg-x)
(Statistics from 2011-12, x-Statistics from 2010-11 at Baylor)

North Carolina: Coach Roy Williams
G Dexter Strickland 6-3 Sr. (13.0 ppg)
G Marcus Paige 6-0 Fr. (6.0 ppg)
F Desmond Hubert 6-9 So. (0.0 ppg)
F Reggie Bullock 6-7 Jr. (5.0 ppg)
F James Michael McAdoo 6-9 So. (26.0 ppg)


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