North Carolina romps to win

The Oklahoman - - SPORTS -

ELON, N.C. — Cameron John­son and fresh­man Nas­sir Lit­tle scored 21 points apiece, and No. 8 North Carolina routed Elon 116-67 on Fri­day night.

Fresh­man Coby White added 14 points to help the Tar Heels (2-0) sweep their two-game, sea­sonopen­ing barn­storm­ing tour of re­gional mid-ma­jors. They beat Wof­ford 78-67 on Tues­day night in Spar­tan­burg, South Carolina, be­fore hav­ing a much eas­ier time against the Phoenix, who chris­tened their new $40 mil­lion on-cam­pus arena. Lit­tle was 9 of 13 while John­son fin­ished 7 of 11. Ster­ling Man­ley added 11 points and Luke Maye fin­ished with 10 re­bounds for North Carolina, which shot 52 per­cent — in­clud­ing 56 per­cent dur­ing a de­fenseop­tional first half.

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