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No. 1 North Carolina Beats Tennessee State 102-69

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Reggie Bullock scored a career-high 23 points and Kendall Marshall had 15 assists to help No. 1 North Carolina beat Tennessee State 102-69 on Tuesday night.

John Henson added 16 points, 10 rebounds and a career-best six assists for the Tar Heels (4-0), who shot 62 percent and had little trouble staying unbeaten. North Carolina led 55-42 at halftime, then used a 14-0 spurt early in the second half to blow the game open and crack the 100-point mark for the second time in three days.

Harrison Barnes also scored 16 for UNC, which had a dozen players score and four reach double figures.

Kellen Thornton scored 15 points to lead the Tigers (2-3), while Kenny Moore added 14. Tennessee State hung around in the first half, hitting seven of 11 3-pointers in the game, but the Tar Heels held the Tigers to 11-for-33 shooting (33 percent) after halftime as they pulled away.

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