North Carolina 84, Oakland 61
November 8, 2013
- • The Tar Heels are now 92-12 in season openers and 97-7 in home openers.
- • Carolina made 23 of 31 shots and converted 74.2 percent from the floor in the opening half, the highest field goal percentage in any half in Roy Williams's 11 years as UNC's head coach. The previous best was 74.1 percent in the first half against Florida Atlantic on Dec. 19, 2006.
- • Junior forward James Michael McAdoo led all scorers with 21 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds. It was his sixth career 20-point game.
- • McAdoo made seven field goals in the first half, one more than Oakland connected on in the opening 20 minutes.
- • Carolina held Oakland without a field goal from the 10:22 mark to the 1:08 mark of the first half. The Tar Heels doubled the lead from 17 to 34 points (53-19) in that stretch.
- • McAdoo was 9 for 13 from the floor, his best percentage (.692) since the eighth game of his sophomore season when he was 7 for 9 against UAB (.778).
- • Sophomore forward J.P. Tokoto had career highs in points (13) and assists (five) and tied his career best with four steals. He was 5 for 11 from the floor, including 1 for 3 from three-point range. Last year he made one three-pointer all season (at Chaminade).
- • Sophomore forward Brice Johnson scored 10 points and had a career high four assists. It was his first double figure scoring game since the home loss to Miami last January.
- • Nate Britt started at point guard in his first college game. He is the 30thTar Heel and ninth point guard to start in his first game. Sophomore J.P. Tokoto also made his first career start.