the Liberty to two points in overtime.Hayes

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Two of the nations premier point guards will square off in a battle of unbeaten teams when No. Ecco Scontate Outlet . 4 North Carolina faces Oklahoma State in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational on Tuesday at the Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawaii.North Carolina (5-0) features a high-powered offense that averages 94.4 points per game. Oklahoma State (4-0) has been even more prolific, averaging 104.5 points and surpassing the century mark in each of its first four contests.The Tar Heels offense is orchestrated by junior point guard Joel Berry II, who has a pair of 23-point games this season, against Tulane and Long Beach State. Berry is averaging 16.5 points, 4.8 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game.Sophomore point guard Jawun Evans has been sensational for Oklahoma State, averaging 23.3 points, 6.3 assists, four rebounds and three steals over the first four games. He had 34 points in the season opener against Campbell, and he added 35 points, six assists, five steals and four rebounds in a 98-90 victory over Connecticut on Monday in the opening round of the Maui Invitational.Now weve got a big-time challenge, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said. I told (the Tar Heels) its the big leagues tomorrow because Oklahoma State was really, really impressive tonight.The Cowboys shot 45.9 percent from the field, made 12 of 20 from 3-point range and recorded 18 steals in their win over the Huskies.I thought we got off to a great start, Oklahoma State coach Brad Underwood said. I thought our defensive intensity was bothersome for them. And I love the fact we had 18 steals. Thats a great number. That means were being active and bothersome now.North Carolina shot 57.8 percent and established a season high in scoring in a 104-61 victory over host Chaminade in the first round of the tournament. The Tar Heels also amassed a massive 52-23 rebounding advantage.Were bigger. Were more gifted, Williams said. We were really challenged by them early, but over the course of the game, our size inside was probably the biggest factor.North Carolina, already without injured Theo Pinson and Luke Maye, received a scare when Brandon Robinson took an elbow to the face late in the first half against Chaminade. Robinson needed stitches for a cut on his lip, but he returned to the game midway through the second half.The Tar Heels and Cowboys are vying for a spot in the finals in a tournament that features an impressive field. Georgetown, which upset No. 13 Oregon, and No. 16 Wisconsin, which knocked off Tennessee, square off in the other semifinal.North Carolina was picked to finish second behind Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason media poll. Oklahoma State was picked to finish seventh in the Big 12 Conference.I think we have good players who are really good people who are trying to work really hard, Underwood said. I worry about all the predictions and the preseason stuff so little that I didnt even know we were picked seventh. Its not something I pay attention to, to be quite honest. We try to get better every day. We beat a very good UConn team (Monday), and (Tuesday), when youre in a tournament, you dont get very long to enjoy it. Ecco Outlet Online . Tuesdays surgery at Atlantas Piedmont Hospital was performed by Dr. Xavier Duralde and Hawks team physician Dr. Michael Bernot. Ecco Outlet Italia . The 25-year-old Japanese star has officially been posted by his club team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles. . But the quarterback hopes to stay involved in football after officially calling it quits Tuesday. "Id love to look at those opportunities as they arise," Pierce said in an interview from his Winnipeg eatery. The top two teams in the Eastern Conference have a brunch date on Wednesday, but dont expect the Atlanta Dream or the New York Liberty to pick up the tab for the other.The Liberty (15-6) have a 3 1/2 game lead over the Dream (11-9), but both teams have won three straight. New York is 8-2 in its past 10 and Atlanta is only 5-5.New Yorks offense starts with Tina Charles, who leads the league in scoring at 22.5 points per game. She was named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for June, the second straight month she received the award.Charles has a solid running mate in guard Sugar Rodgers, who averages 16.1 points per game. Off the bench, the Liberty count on Amanda Zahui B. to provide a spark. Zahui B. came off the bench on Sunday to lead the Liberty with 14 points in a win over San Antonio.Angel McCoughtry, who is coming off a 26-point, six-rebound performance in a win over Connecticut, leads the Atlanta offense at 22.2 points per game.The Liberty also haave to contend with Tiffany Hayes, who keeps getting better and better. Ecco Scarpe Scontate. After two seasons averaging 12.9 points per game, Hayes has stepped up her game and is at 15.9 points per game this year.Sancho Lyttle controls the boards for the Dream, hauling down 8.9 rebounds per game.Wednesdays game at Madison Square Garden will be the final regular-season matchup between the Liberty and Dream.Atlanta won the first meeting in overtime on May 24 at the Garden. The Dream held the Liberty to two points in overtime.Hayes posted a double-double with 27 points and 11 boards in the 85-79 win. Charles finished with 29 points to lead the Liberty.Charles scored 23 on June 22 to lead six players in double figures as the Liberty avenged a home loss on June 22 at Phillips Arena. McCoughtry scored 21 points but went 8 of 21 from the field. ' ' '

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