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Paige has 20 in debut as UNC beats Terps

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Marcus Paige scored 20 points in his season debut following a hand injury to help No. 9 North Carolina beat No. 2 Maryland 89-81 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Brice Johnson added 16 points for the Tar Heels (6-1), who shot 53 percent and repeatedly capitalized on Terrapins miscues to hang on in a tough matchup.

Trimble finished with 23 points and 12 assists to lead Maryland (6-1), which shot 51 percent but committed 22 turnovers that UNC converted into 21 points.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky7-0
2 Maryland6-0
3 Michigan State7-0
4 Kansas4-1
5 Iowa State5-0
6 Oklahoma4-0
7 Duke6-1
8 Villanova6-0
9 North Carolina5-1
10 Virginia5-1
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Davidson4-0
2 UALR5-0
3 UTEP6-0
4 Xavier7-0
5 North Carolina5-1
6 Louisville5-0
7 Valparaiso6-2
8 Villanova6-0
9 Texas Tech4-1
10 Oregon6-0
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