No. 19 North Carolina 75, ?Northern Kentucky 60
James Michael McAdoo scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to help North Carolina beat visiting Northern Kentucky on Friday night.
Marcus Paige and Leslie McDonald added 11 points each for the Tar Heels (9-3), who never trailed after opening the game with a 14-2 run.
Northern Kentucky trailed 44-37 early in the second half before North Carolina went on a 12-3 spurt to blow open the game.
McAdoo scored 10 points during the decisive stretch, making three shots inside and hitting four consecutive free throws.
Tyler White scored 13 points to lead the Norse (4-8), whose three-game winning streak ended. Jalen Billups added 12 points.