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College basketball: Kerwin Roach II scores 32 to lead Texas to upset of No. 7 North Carolina

College basketball: Kerwin Roach II scores 32 to lead Texas to upset of No. 7 North Carolina

Kerwin Roach II had a career-high 32 points with seven assists and six steals to lead Texas over No. 7 North Carolina 92-89 on Thursday night in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Roach also had six rebounds and was 12 of 15 from the field, including 3 of 3 from deep.

North Carolina freshman Coby White had 33 points, but he missed a 3-pointer that would have put the Tar Heels (5-1) ahead with 1:01 left. He was 7 of 10 from 3-point range.

Matt Coleman III had 16 points for Texas (5-0), and Jaxson Hayes had 15 points and nine rebounds.

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