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North Carolina vs Maryland Recap - North Carolina Wins 79-68

P.J. Hairston scored 22 points leading North Carolina to a 79-68 victory over Maryland at Comcast Center on Wednesday.

Bettors who backed North Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks.

North Carolina got 19 points from Reggie Bullock and another 10 points from James Michael McAdoo. Dexter Strickland contributed 6 assists, while Reggie Bullock cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Maryland got 18 points from Dez Wells in a losing cause and another 16 points from Nick Faust. Dez Wells contributed 2 assists for them, while James Padgett had 7 rebounds.

North Carolina led at halftime, 34-27.

Maryland had a 34-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.