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No. 9 Tar Heels cruise to victory

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Nate Britt matched his career high with 17 points and No. 9 North Carolina rolled to a huge first-half lead to beat Davidson 98-65 on Sunday.

Justin Jackson added 15 points to help the Tar Heels (7-1) cap a big week with an easy win over the cold-shooting Wildcats (5-1). North Carolina scored the first 10 points, then used an 18-4 run to build a 25-point lead before the break.

It was a good finish to a week that saw the Tar Heels get senior guard Marcus Paige back from a hand injury that had sidelined him since the preseason. Paige scored 20 points Tuesday night in a victory over No. 2 Maryland in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Jack Gibbs led Davidson with 19 points.

NO. 25 BAYLOR 69, NO. 16 VANDERBILT 67: At Waco, Texas, Taurean Prince scored a career-high 30 points and Lester Medford had 15, including the winning 3-pointer, in Baylor's victory over Vanderbilt.

Medford hit from the left corner while being knocked down with 42 seconds left.

Rico Gathers Gathers had 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Bears (6-1). He has 920 rebounds to break Brian Skinner's school record of 915.

Wade Baldwin had 19 points for Vanderbilt (6-2).

NO. 17 CINCINNATI 87, MORGAN STATE 66: At Cincinnati, Gary Clark had a career-high 14 rebounds as part of his first double-double of the season, and Cincinnati recovered from its first loss of the season by drubbing Morgan State.

Cincinnati (8-1) was coming off a 78-76 loss to Butler on the Bearcats' home court Wednesday night, when Roosevelt Jones made a bank shot with a tenth of a second left.

Clark led Cincinnati with his fourth career double-double, scoring 13 points. Shaq Thomas had 15 points. Kyle Thomas had 17 points for Morgan State (2-6).