North Carolina’s Joel Berry came back. So did Bucknell.
The ninth-ranked Tar Heels held on to beat the feisty Bison 93-81 on Wednesday, giving coach Roy Williams his 400th victory at his alma mater.
Luke Maye scored 20 points and hit an important three-pointer down the stretch and Theo Pinson added a career-high 19 points for North Carolina (2-0) in the on-campus round of the PK80.
The Tar Heels shot 47% and welcomed back Berry — the Final Four’s most outstanding player — on the same day Cameron Johnson was lost for 4-6 weeks following knee surgery.
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