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COLLEGE BASKETBALL / NATIONAL ROUNDUP : No. 7 North Carolina Beats Stanford, 71-60

From Associated Press

North Carolina pressured Stanford into committing 11 turnovers in the second half, enabling the No. 7 Tar Heels to overcome a five-point deficit and beat the Cardinal, 71-60, Sunday in the championship game of the Red Lobster tournament at Orlando, Fla.

“When we were down with 10 minutes left, I just told them we want to come away with our first championship of the year, and we did,” North Carolina Coach Dean Smith said after his team improved to 9-1 with its seventh consecutive victory.

Hubert Davis started the Tar Heels on a decisive 18-6 run by making a three-point shot from the left corner with 12:45 left.

Rick Fox, voted the most valuable player in the tournament, led the Tar Heels with 20 points.

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Adam Keefe scored 20 points for Stanford (7-3).

No. 22 Nebraska 94, Citadel 80--The Citadel pulled to within 75-72 with six minutes left before the Cornhuskers launched a 19-8 run that put the game away at Charleston, S.C.

Rich King scored 18 points for the Cornhuskers (12-1). Todd Holstein led Citadel (2-5) with 21 points.

No. 23 Iowa 104, Chaminade 64--Acie Earl scored 20 points to lead the Hawkeyes to the championship of the Big Isle tournament at Hilo, Hawaii.

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Earl had 10 points in the first half as Iowa (11-1) built a 66-34 halftime lead. George Gilmore had 23 points for Chaminade (6-8).

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

MIDWEST

Oklahoma State beat Marquette, 70-43, at Milwaukee as the Cowboys (9-2) held the Warriors (4-4) to their lowest point total since a 51-35 defeat to Notre Dame in the 1958-59 season. . . . Anthony Peeler scored 19 points to lead Missouri (5-4) to a 75-56 victory over Texas Pan American (2-8) at Columbia, Mo.

Ashraf Amaya, playing only 22 minutes because of foul trouble, had 22 points and six rebounds for Southern Illinois (6-2), which defeated Indiana State, 75-62, in a Missouri Valley Conference game at Carbondale, Ill. Eddie Bird led the Sycamores with 15 points.

SOUTH

DePaul (5-5) ended a five-game losing streak by defeating Central Florida, 81-79, in the consolation championship of the Red Lobster tournament at Orlando, Fla. Stephen Howard scored 26 points for the Blue Demons. Central Florida is 5-4. . . . Anthony Douglas scored 17 points as Memphis State (6-4) wore down South Carolina State (3-6) in a 78-58 victory at Memphis, Tenn.

WEST

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Brian Hendrick scored 27 points as California (4-5) took seventh place in the Rainbow tournament at Honolulu with an 81-64 victory over Iona. . . . Mark Lenoir, playing with a broken left wrist, scored 24 points to give Division II Alaska-Anchorage (10-7) an 86-78 win over Tennessee (6-5) and fifth place in the Rainbow tournament.


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