North Carolina Beats Soviet Team, 73-71

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J.R. Reid and Scott Williams scored 15 points each to lead North Carolina to a 73-71 exhibition victory Monday over the Soviet National Team.

The second-ranked Tar Heels are 1-0 after Saturday's victory over Syracuse in the Tip-Off Classic. The Soviets, on a 10-game American tour, are 6-3. They play their final game Tuesday at Kentucky.

Sergey Tarakanov led the USSR with 15 points.

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