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No. 1 UNC Beats UNC-Pembroke 100-58 In Exhibition

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Tyler Zeller scored 18 points to help No. 1 North Carolina beat North Carolina-Pembroke 100-58 in an exhibition Friday night.

Freshman P.J. Hairston added 17 points for the Tar Heels, who struggled early before going on a 41-6 run against the Division II Braves. Preseason Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Harrison Barnes had 13 points, though he didn't manage a field goal until the 14:35 mark of the second half and made just 2 of 8 shots.

Shahmel Brackett scored 16 points to lead the Braves, who jumped to a 10-2 lead and led most of the first half before UNC ran off 21 straight points. Hairston started the run with a 3-pointer to tie it, then added another just before halftime to help the Tar Heels take a 43-32 lead. They scored the first seven points after the break and pushed that lead to 47 points late.


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