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Battle 4 Atlantis - North Carolina Downs Oregon 78-74 - Match Report
North Carolina got 23 points and 12 rebounds from Armando Bacot en route to a 78-74 victory over Oregon on Friday at Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort.
Bettors who backed North Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +1.5 at sportsbooks.
Cole Anthony had 19 points for North Carolina and Brandon Robinson chipped in with 13 points. Brandon Robinson had 4 assists for them, while Armando Bacot was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Oregon got 19 points from Payton Pritchard in a losing cause and another 17 points from Will Richardson. Payton Pritchard contributed 6 assists for them, while Shakur Juiston had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed North Carolina were victorious, as the score was 46-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 41 boards, while Oregon only had 31
North Carolina heads into a battle against Ohio State. Oregon, meanwhile, will have their next action against Hawaii.