|March Madness - Iona Gaels vs North Carolina Tar Heels Recap - North Carolina Wins 88-73|
North Carolina got 21 points from Cameron Johnson as they ran past Iona 88-73 on Friday at Nationwide Arena.
North Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -24.5-point spread.
North Carolina got 19 points from Nassir Little and another 16 points from Luke Maye. Coby White contributed 4 assists, while Luke Maye cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Iona got a 26-point performance from Rickey McGill, who was supported by 17 points from Asante Gist. Asante Gist had 5 assists in a losing cause for Iona, while Andrija Ristanovic grabbed 6 rebounds.
North Carolina was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
North Carolina had a 48-23 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.