No. 6 Purdue tops No. 18 UNC 93-84 in Tip-Off tournament

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Purdue’s Eric Hunter Jr. (2) shoots over North Carolina’s R.J. Davis (4) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic scored 23 points and Jaden Ivey put up 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds as No. 6 Purdue beat No. 18 North Carolina 93-84 Saturday in the first round of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament.

Trevion Williams added 20 points for Purdue (4-0), which has scored at least 90 points in all four of its games this season. Dawson Garcia hit 10 of his 13 shots and led North Carolina (3-1) with 26 points before fouling out. UNC led once with about nine minutes left, but it was short-lived.

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