North Carolina defeated an out manned Nichols State on Monday night, 99-49. But Coach Roy Williams was not impressed with the performance. "We weren't focused, we weren't ready to play and it's my fault to make sure the guys don't do that," Williams said.
Despite the lopsided score, the Tar Heels only shot 43% from the floor, 21% from behind the three point arch and 51% from the free throw stripe. North Carolina dominated the glass by a 69-33 margin.
Dexter Strickland led the Heels with 14 points along with freshman James Michael McAdoo to lead Carolina in scoring. Harrison Barnes was held to single digits for the second straight game as the Heels looked uninterested much of the game, possibly looking ahead to the Texas match up later in the week.
Tyler Zeller and John Henson brought down 11 rebounds each and Kendall Marshall dished out 7 assists on the night. 13 Tar Heels got into the scoring column in the game.
Bryan Hammond led the Colonels with 15 points on the evening, Trevon Lewis chipped in 10.
The 6th ranked Tar Heels move to 10-2 on the season and face Texas in the Smith Center on Wednesday.