COL BKB: N. Carolina 78, E. Tenn. St. 55

Dec. 8, 2012 at 9:40 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Leslie McDonald and Brice Johnson combined for 26 points and 15 rebounds Saturday, helping No. 16 North Carolina breeze past East Tennessee State 78-55.

McDonald put in 14 points and hauled down six rebounds. Johnson provided 12 points and nine boards.

Reggie Bullock put in 10 points for the Tar Heels (7-2), who jumped out to a 34-4 lead and never looked back.

The Buccaneers (2-5) managed to get 18 points from Rashawn Rembert but it wasn't enough to prevent the one-sided loss.

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