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LAS VEGAS -- Midway through the first half, a frustrated North Carolina fan stood and screamed at Malik Monk. Discount Air Max 90 Canada .You can miss! she yelled, before pausing and changing tactics. Please? she added.Monk rarely complied, setting a Kentucky freshman record with 47 points and hitting the go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.7 seconds left to lead the sixth-ranked Wildcats past No. 7 North Carolina 103-100 on Saturday.If you watched that game, if you never liked basketball, youre going to start liking basketball, Kentucky coach John Calipari said. Like, wow.North Carolinas Justin Jackson nearly outshined Monk with 34 points, and his basket with 45 seconds left put the Tar Heels (10-2) ahead after trailing much of the second half.Monk responded with a right-wing 3 in transition to put Kentucky up 101-100 -- going against Caliparis wishes.Coach told me to drive, but I was hot and I shot it, Monk said.Good choice.After Isaiah Hicks only hit the backboard at the other end, Kentuckys DeAaron Fox hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds left.North Carolina got the ball in the front court with less than a second left. But Kenny Williams desperation 3 at the buzzer got lodged between the rim and backboard.Heck of a college basketball game if you dont care who won, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said. But I do care who wins. . Malik was off the charts.Monk hit 18 of 28 shots, including 8 of 12 3-point attempts, scoring in various ways in an electric performance that was the most points in Division I this season. Only Dukes Dick Groat (48 points) in 1952 has scored more against the Tar Heels.And Kentucky needed Monks huge effort to offset Jacksons four 3s and 10 free throws in a game played at a furious pace.Those are games you live for, Fox said.Fox added 24 points for Kentucky (10-1), which shot 54 percent from the field. North Carolina shot 53 percent. They combined for 37 assists and just 19 turnovers.The Tar Heels fell to 52-2 when they score 100 points under Williams and 180-4 when they shoot better than 50 percent.Joel Berry II returned from injury to score 23 points for the Tar Heels, but was slowed by foul trouble in the second half.The enthusiastic crowd at the new T-Mobile Arena just off the Las Vegas Strip made it feel like an Elite Eight game. The quality of play in the CBS Sports Classic matchup gave it more of a Final Four feel.With two of the highest-scoring and fastest teams squaring off, Calipari joked earlier in the week he and Williams would be constantly yelling, Get back! on defense.In the 38th meeting between the schools, Monk dominated early and Kentucky raced to a 12-point lead. Jackson and Berry, who returned from a two-game absence due to a sprained left ankle, kept scoring off the dribble as North Carolina closed to 56-51 at halftime.There was hardly time to catch a breath. Kentucky took a 10-point lead in the second half. The Tar Heels rallied to tie it on Tony Bradleys two free throws with 2:51 left and went ahead on Jacksons 3 with 1:33 remaining.BIG PICTUREKentucky: Monk couldnt have put on a better display in a bigger setting, solidifying his star status and putting fear into Southeastern Conference opponents.North Carolina: The Tar Heels never slowed the pace and was happy playing up-tempo for 40 minutes. But foul trouble and the inability to contain Monk and others off the dribble cost them a chance at a big pre-conference victory.RECORD GREATJamal Murray (last season) and Terrence Jones (2011) held the previous Kentucky record for points in a game by a freshman with 35.TECHNICALLY UPSETLivid with the third foul called on Hicks while the forward was sprawled on the floor midway through the first half, Williams took off his jacket and fired it into the bench, earning a technical foul from referee Roger Ayers.He gets some of the worst breaks of any player Ive ever seen, Williams said of Hicks.UP NEXTIt gets no easier for Kentucky, which travels to rival No. 11 Louisville on Wednesday.North Carolina hosts Northern Iowa on Wednesday and Monmouth on Dec. 28 before its ACC opener Dec. 31 at Georgia Tech. Air Max 90 Canada . PETERSBURG, Fla. Wholesale Nike Shoes Canada . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. http://www.airmax90cheapcanada.com/ . -- Three close looks at the bucket, three misses.Roma talisman Francesco Totti was sent home by coach Luciano Spalletti hours before he was due to start the Serie A match against Palermo. Spalletti had stated on Friday that he may start Totti, who has recently returned to the squad after a lengthy injury lay-off, alongside striker Edin Dzeko for the match at the Stadio Olimpico.But Spalletti has performed a dramatic about turn, omitting Totti from his squad a day after the 39-year-old player hit out at the coach in a television interview. According to reports in the Italian sports press, Totti was called in by Spalletti after a team breakfast and told he had been omitted from the matchday squad. Luciano Spalletti omitted Totti from his squad to face Palermo An interview with RAI in which Totti appeaared to describe strained relations with Spalletti was aired on Saturday. Cheap Air Max Canada. .Im still a footballer and I want to play. My injury is over, Im doing fine and if Im not playing its the coachs decision, Totti said.Im not here to demand to play, Ive never done that and Im not going to start now. My contract ends in June and then Ill take stock of the situation, because I cant stay like this.Totti, who is in his 23rd season with the club, said the only conversation he had with Spalletti was saying hello and goodbye and hit out at the coach for talking about him to the media. I respect him as a person and as a coach, but I would have preferred he told me to my face the things that Ive read in the newspapers, Totti said. Also See: De Rossi misses Real return Ibrahimovic coy on Italy return Champions League fixtures Sky Bet markets ' ' '

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