The night belonged to the Tar Heel State in the 17th annual Carolinas All Star Classic. The NC Boys defeated SC 102-90 to snap a four game losing streak in the series. And the NC Girls blew out SC 103-61 for their second straight victory in the classic.
Cincinnati bound Gary Clark Jr. was named the MVP for North Carolina after scoring 21 points, grabbing 7 rebounds and blocking 3 shots. Ricky Council II also scored 21 points for NC.
Mercer signee Demetre Rivers of Stratford was named the SC MVP. He had 15 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Dantez Bennamon of Goose Creek led SC in scoring with 17 points.
With the victory, NC takes an 11-6 lead in the overall series.
In the girls’ game, five NC players scored in double figures led by 28 points from Paris Kea. Cierra Carter of Spring Valley led SC with 14 points.
The victory gives NC a 100-7 lead in the series.