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Johnson, Maye, No. 14 UNC rout Davidson 82-60

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina has been pretty good so far at bouncing back from losses. The 14th-ranked Tar Heels just wish they weren't doing it so often.

Cameron Johnson scored 17 points, Luke Maye had 11 points and 14 rebounds, and North Carolina beat Davidson 82-60 on Saturday.

Kenny Williams added 12 points and Garrison Brooks had 11 to help the Tar Heels (9-3) bounce back from their 80-72 loss to No. 16 Kentucky on Dec. 22 - the first time since 2014 that North Carolina had three losses before Christmas.

''We've seen what it looks like when we gave effort on both ends, and seen what it looks like when we don't, and the result is totally different,'' Williams said. ''We know we can do it, and I think that's what we learned. It's just a matter of us doing it consistently now.''

Freshman Nassir Little finished with 10 for UNC, which shot 44 percent, had just seven turnovers while pulling away in the final 27 minutes and led by 26 in winning its 10th in a row in the instate series.

The Tar Heels closed the first half with a 20-4 run keyed by eight points from Johnson, then methodically stretched their lead into the 20s, going up 52-32 on Coby White's free throw with 15:29 remaining.

Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Luke Frampton scored 15 points to lead Davidson (9-4).

The guard-reliant Wildcats have lost their last three games against Division I schools, all without leading scorer Kellen Grady. They shot a season-worst 30 percent and took a season-high 38 3-pointers, making just 26 percent of them - their second-worst percentage of the year.

''We did get terrific shots,'' coach Bob McKillop said. ''We just didn't knock them down.''

BIG PICTURE

Davidson: The Wildcats continue to miss Grady, who averages a team-best 19.4 points but missed his fourth straight game with an injury. While they led for much of the first half, they simply didn't have enough scorers in his absence to keep up with the nation's fourth-most productive offense, which averages 92.3 points.

''The key to the game was them speeding us up, and they have the capacity to do that,'' McKillop said. ''They invited us to, sometimes, make the wrong decisions ... Getting sped up is something that they capitalize on very well.''

North Carolina: The Tar Heels' big run to close the first half left them in no danger of their first losing streak of the season. In their three games after defeats, the Tar Heels are 3-0 with an average margin of victory of 22 points and none of them closer than 16. Their shooting percentage in each of them was in the mid-to-high 40s.

HIGHLIGHT REEL

The play of the game came late in the first half when Williams missed a 3 off the back iron. Little came soaring down the lane for the putback slam that had the Smith Center crowd on its feet for the first time. That put the Tar Heels up 29-26 with 3 1/2 minutes before the break.

STAT SHEET

White made just one of his seven shots and finished with seven points and seven rebounds. But he also had seven assists - one shy of a season high for the freshman - before he hit that bucket. ''It's not just how many points he scores,'' coach Roy Williams said.

WELCOME BACK

It was homecoming for Davidson sophomore Carter Collins, a Chapel Hill native who finished with nine points on 3-of-12 shooting. He was 1 of 6 from 3-point range with three turnovers.

UP NEXT

Davidson: Hosts Duquesne on Jan. 5.

North Carolina: Hosts Harvard on Wednesday night.

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Key Players
J. Gudmundsson
3 G
L. Maye
32 F
28.8 Min. Per Game 28.8
14.5 Pts. Per Game 14.5
1.8 Ast. Per Game 1.8
9.7 Reb. Per Game 9.7
46.9 Field Goal % 44.3
37.3 Three Point % 35.0
85.5 Free Throw % 78.4
  Defensive rebound by Shea Rush 0.0
  Bates Jones missed 3-pt. jump shot 1.0
  Personal foul on K.J. Smith 7.0
+ 2 Walker Miller made jump shot, assist by K.J. Smith 13.0
+ 3 Malcolm Wynter made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Bates Jones 27.0
  Defensive rebound by Nelson Boachie-Yiadom 39.0
  Caleb Ellis missed layup, blocked by Bates Jones 41.0
  Offensive rebound by Nathan Ekwu 1:01
  Luke Frampton missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:01
  Defensive rebound by Luka Brajkovic 1:17
  Garrison Brooks missed layup 1:19
Team Stats
Points 60 82
Field Goals 20-67 (29.9%) 26-59 (44.1%)
3-Pointers 10-38 (26.3%) 8-23 (34.8%)
Free Throws 10-11 (90.9%) 22-27 (81.5%)
Total Rebounds 33 49
Offensive 7 8
Defensive 25 40
Team 1 1
Assists 14 20
Steals 4 4
Blocks 3 5
Turnovers 12 14
Fouls 18 12
Technicals 0 0
15 PTS, 11 REB, 4 AST
17 PTS, 7 REB, 1 AST
12T
away team logo Davidson 9-4 283260
home team logo 14 North Carolina 9-3 394382
Team Stats
away team logo Davidson 9-4 70.5 PPG 37.7 RPG 14.4 APG
home team logo 14 North Carolina 9-3 86.1 PPG 46.8 RPG 19.0 APG
Key Players
34
L. Frampton G 10.1 PPG 3.2 RPG 2.0 APG 37.6 FG%
13
C. Johnson G 16.9 PPG 5.8 RPG 2.3 APG 50.9 FG%
Top Scorers
L. Frampton G 15 PTS 2 REB 1 AST
C. Johnson G 17 PTS 7 REB 1 AST
29.9 FG% 44.1
26.3 3PT FG% 34.8
90.9 FT% 81.5
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Gudmundsson 15 11 4 5/16 2/10 3/4 2 36 0 0 3 1 10
L. Frampton 15 2 1 4/12 4/11 3/3 4 32 2 0 1 0 2
C. Collins 9 5 2 3/12 1/6 2/2 1 37 1 0 3 1 4
L. Brajkovic 8 7 1 4/11 0/0 0/0 2 30 0 2 1 3 4
K. Pritchett 2 2 2 0/4 0/4 2/2 4 22 1 0 3 1 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Gudmundsson 15 11 4 5/16 2/10 3/4 2 36 0 0 3 1 10
L. Frampton 15 2 1 4/12 4/11 3/3 4 32 2 0 1 0 2
C. Collins 9 5 2 3/12 1/6 2/2 1 37 1 0 3 1 4
L. Brajkovic 8 7 1 4/11 0/0 0/0 2 30 0 2 1 3 4
K. Pritchett 2 2 2 0/4 0/4 2/2 4 22 1 0 3 1 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Wynter 5 0 1 2/4 1/2 0/0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0
N. Ekwu 3 3 0 1/1 1/1 0/0 1 7 0 0 1 1 2
B. Jones 3 1 2 1/3 1/2 0/0 1 8 0 1 0 0 1
D. Kovacevic 0 0 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
D. Czerapowicz 0 0 1 0/2 0/2 0/0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0
N. Boachie-Yiadom 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
C. Freundlich - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Grady - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Casey - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 60 32 14 20/67 10/38 10/11 18 200 4 3 12 7 25
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Johnson 17 7 1 6/11 2/4 3/4 1 28 1 0 0 3 4
K. Williams 12 5 5 3/10 2/8 4/4 1 29 2 0 3 0 5
L. Maye 11 14 3 3/9 1/3 4/5 1 28 0 1 1 2 12
G. Brooks 11 3 0 5/10 0/0 1/1 2 16 0 0 3 1 2
C. White 7 7 7 1/7 1/5 4/4 1 27 0 0 3 0 7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Johnson 17 7 1 6/11 2/4 3/4 1 28 1 0 0 3 4
K. Williams 12 5 5 3/10 2/8 4/4 1 29 2 0 3 0 5
L. Maye 11 14 3 3/9 1/3 4/5 1 28 0 1 1 2 12
G. Brooks 11 3 0 5/10 0/0 1/1 2 16 0 0 3 1 2
C. White 7 7 7 1/7 1/5 4/4 1 27 0 0 3 0 7
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Little 10 3 2 4/5 0/1 2/2 2 20 0 1 0 1 2
B. Robinson 7 2 0 2/2 2/2 1/2 0 10 0 0 0 0 2
S. Manley 5 4 0 1/2 0/0 3/4 2 13 0 1 2 1 3
W. Miller 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. Rush 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
S. Woods 0 0 1 0/1 0/0 0/1 1 12 1 1 2 0 0
K. Smith 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
B. Huffman 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
A. Platek 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
C. Ellis 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
L. Black 0 2 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 10 0 0 0 0 2
R. McAdoo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 82 48 20 26/59 8/23 22/27 12 200 4 5 14 8 40