Col­lege Bas­ket­ball Wra­pup MONK SETS UK RECORD DUR­ING CATS’ VIC­TORY

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las ve­gas» Ma­lik Monk scored a Ken­tucky fresh­man record 47 points and hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.7 sec­onds left to lead the sixth-ranked Wild­cats past No. 7 North Carolina 103-100 on Satur­day in a thrilling show­down of tra­di­tional power pro­grams.

North Carolina’s Justin Jack­son nearly out­shined Monk with 34 points, and his bas­ket with 45 sec­onds left put the Tar Heels (10-2) ahead af­ter trail­ing much of the sec­ond half.

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