Sophomore sensation Tyler Hansbrough helped lead No. 2 North Carolina over host Saint Louis University 69-48 Friday night. Hanbrough, a native of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, poured in a team-high 15 points to go along with 13 rebounds.
SLU kept it close in the first half, at one point leading by six. But UNC increased its one-point halftime lead by going on an 18-4 run early in the second half.
Ian Vouyoukas finished with 14 points and 13 boards for the Billikens, whose record dropped to 9-3 on the season. Tommie Liddell added 13 points for Saint Louis.
The Bills are now off until next Saturday, when they will take on Ole’ Miss at Scottrade Center.
Related web sites:
Billikens’ Official Website