Rebels Stay Undefeated Shocking Top-Ranked Tar Heels
Chace Stanback had a career-high 28 points and added 10 rebounds to help UNLV beat No. 1 North Carolina 90-80.
Nov. 26, 2011
LAS VEGAS (AP)-- Chace Stanback had a career-high 28 points and added 10 rebounds to help UNLV beat top-ranked North Carolina 90-80 on Saturday night in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational.
P.J. Hairston and John Henson each had 15 points for North Carolina (6-1).
After North Carolina took a 42-38 halftime lead, UNLV opened the second half with a 14-0 run as the Tar Heels missed their first 10 shots. The Rebels built a 77-63 lead on Lopez's basket off a rebound with 5:39 left.
Rebels fans stormed the Orleans Arena court after the victory.