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UNLV Upsets Top-Ranked North Carolina

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chace Stanback had a career-high 28 and added 10 rebounds to help UNLV beat top-ranked North Carolina 90-80 on Saturday night in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Mike Moser added 16 points and 18 rebounds, Oscar Bellfield had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Anthony Marshall finished with 13 points for the Rebels (7-0).

P.J. Hairston and John Henson each had 15 points for North Carolina (5-1).

After North Carolina took a 42-38 halftime lead, UNLVopened the second half with a 14-0 run as the Tar Heels missed their first 10 shots. The Rebels built a 77-63 lead on Lopez’s basket off a rebound with 5:39 left.

Rebels fans stormed the Orleans Arena court after the victory.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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