College Basketball

No. 6 Purdue tops No. 18 UNC 93-84 in Tip-Off tournament

The Purdue Bell Tower is a 160-foot tall bell tower in the center of Purdue University's campus. (WISH Photo, File)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic scored 23 points and Jaden Ivey put up 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds as No. 6 Purdue beat No. 18 North Carolina 93-84 Saturday in the first round of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament.

Trevion Williams added 20 points for Purdue (4-0), which has scored at least 90 points in all four of its games this season.

Dawson Garcia hit 10 of his 13 shots and led North Carolina (3-1) with 26 points before fouling out.

UNC led once with about nine minutes left, but it was short-lived.

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