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No. 1 UNC rolls, 86-71

November 16, 2008

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No. 1 North Carolina 86, Pennsylvania 71

Chapel Hill, N.C. - Freshman Tyler Zeller scored 18 points Saturday to help top-ranked North Carolina beat Pennsylvania despite playing without reigning national player of the year Tyler Hansbrough.

Deon Thompson added 17 points for the Tar Heels.

No. 10 Gonzaga 83, Montana St.-Billings 52

Spokane, Wash. - Austin Daye and Josh Heytvelt scored 15 points apiece for Gonzaga.

No. 13 Memphis 90, Fairfield 63

Memphis, Tenn. - Highly touted freshman Tyreke Evans scored 19 points, and Memphis beat Fairfield in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-off Tournament.

No. 14 Tennessee 114, Chattanooga 75

Knoxville, Tenn. - Tyler Smith had 23 points and five assists to lead the Volunteers.

Tennessee freshman Scotty Hopson added 17 points. Wayne Chism had a double-double wit

No. 17 Miami 96, Florida Southern 60

Coral Gables, Fla. - Dwyane Collins had 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds for Miami, which cruised to an easy victory over its Division II opponent.

No. 18 USC 78, UC Irvine 55

Los Angeles - Taj Gibson scored 17 points, including six straight in a decisive second-half run, and Southern California won its first season opener in four years.

DeMar DeRozan added 14 points in his college debut as the Trojans' highly touted replacement for top scorer O.J. Mayo.

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