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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 on Saturday to remain unbeaten.
The Tar Heels (3-0) got 13 points from Marcus Paige and 10 points and seven rebounds from J.P. Tokoto for their first road win of the season.
Meeks was 9 of 13 from the field as taller and more athletic Tar Heels outshot Davidson 47 percent to 33 percent.
North Carolina held a double-digit lead for the entire second half, then began to pull away late.
The Tar Heels outrebounded the Wildcats 51-42.
Peyton Aldridge had six 3-pointers and finished with 25 points to lead Davidson (2-1). Tyler Kalinowski added 12 points for the Wildcats.
The game was played at Time Warner Cable Arena, home of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, who are owned by former Tar Heel standout Michael Jordan.