UNC's Perspective in Loss to VirginiaA season ago, the Tar Heels had not won anything when they lost in Charlottesville. The ACC regular season title, the ACC Tournament title and the Final Four were on the horizon. This group of Tar Heels remembers what happened in the days following their last loss in this building, which prompted a 10-game winning streak into the national championship game. (Inside Carolina)
Video: North Carolina Players post-Virginia InterviewsSeveral North Carolina basketball players spoke with the media following the Tar Heels' 53-43 loss to Virginia on Monday in Charlottesville. Here are their video interviews: Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks, Joel Berry, Theo Pinson
Video: Virginia Coach Tony Bennett Post-UNC Press ConferenceVirginia basketball coach Tony Bennett speaks with the media following the Cavaliers' 53-43 win over North Carolina on Monday in Charlottesville.
No. 23 Virginia Upsets No. 5 UNC, Holds Tar Heels to Lowest Point Total in Roy Williams EraWith a chance to clinch an outright ACC regular season title Monday in Charlottesville against No. 23 Virginia, the fifth-ranked Tar Heels put together an atrocious offensive performance in a 53-43 loss to the Cavaliers. Point guard Joel Berry had 12 points to lead UNC in scoring, but was the only player on head coach Roy Williams’ team to reach double figures. (Chapelboro.com)
Video: Roy Williams Post-Virginia Press ConferenceNorth Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 53-43 loss to Virginia on Monday in Charlottesville.
North Carolina hadn't been held to 43 points since before the shot clockMonday's loss to Virginia is the worst loss for North Carolina since getting beat by 15 at Miami on Jan. 28. In that game, North Carolina had just 22 points at halftime, the lowest mark of the season. Virginia held the Tar Heels to just 23 before halftime, and got 18 of its 27 first-half points off 12 turnovers. It’s also the fourth-lowest scoring total (43) in the ACC era. (CBS Sports)
Virginia bounces back to upset No. 5 North CarolinaKyle Guy shot it whenever he could Monday night against North Carolina. London Perrantes? He waited for the biggest moments. Together the freshman and senior helped lead No. 23 Virginia to a 53-43 upset of the No. 5 Tar Heels, a result that seemed unfathomable just a week ago, when the Cavaliers were in the throes of a four-game losing streak. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Video: North Carolina Falls at Virginia, 53-43 - HighlightsNo. 23 Virginia hit 10 three-pointers and beat fifth-ranked North Carolina, 53-43, on Monday night in Charlottesville.
Virginia Stymies Tar Heels, 53-43Kyle Guy scored 17 points, London Perrantes had 13 and No. 23 Virginia used a small lineup to neutralize No. 5 North Carolina's size in a 53-43 victory Monday night. Guy connected on five 3-pointers for Virginia (20-9, 10-7 ACC) and Perrantes hit three, continuing to emerge from a shooting slump that contributed greatly to a four-game skid for the Cavaliers. (Associated Press)
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. VirginiaThe 43 points scored in Monday's 53-43 defeat are the fewest UNC has ever scored under Roy Williams. And it felt like the Tar Heels earned it, as it was one of the most sputtering offensive performances (albeit against a quality defense) of the last 14 seasons. Give London Perrantes credit for playing some of the best defense the Tar Heels have seen this year against Justin Jackson. (GoHeels.com)
Box Score: Virginia 53, North Carolina 43View the complete box score from North Carolina's 53-43 loss to Virginia on Monday night in Charlottesville. (View Box Score)
Ol’ Roy and his Tar Heels again beating one-and-done cultureFor the second straight year, UNC coach Roy Williams and wily veterans are pushing back against the one-and-done climate. Ol’ Roy has three seniors and three juniors among this year’s playing rotation. They possess less NBA talent than the freshmen who are projected as high first-round draft picks, but the Tar Heels’ experience and familiarity is making the difference. (FanRag Sports)
Justin Jackson Named ACC Basketball Player of the WeekNorth Carolina's Justin Jackson has been named the ACC Basketball Player of the Week. Jackson led UNC in scoring with 20-plus points in wins last week over No. 7 Louisville and at Pitt, as the Tar Heels clinched the No. 1 seed in next week’s ACC Tournament. Jackson had a game-high 21 points against the Cardinals, and a game-high 23 points at Pitt. (The ACC)
Know Your Opponent: VirginiaVirginia snapped their four-game losing streak Saturday at NC State, but the question of what to expect from the Cavaliers' offense Monday in Charlottesville remains. London Perrantes, who was a combined 5 for 25 from the field in losses to Miami and UNC, bounced back against the Wolfpack with 16 points, 10 assists and just one turnover in 35 minutes. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Jumps Three Spots to No. 5 in AP Men’s Basketball Top 25Convincing wins over then No. 7 Louisville at home and over Pittsburgh on the road this past week were enough to launch the UNC men’s basketball team back into the top five. The most recent AP Top 25–which was released Monday afternoon–had the Tar Heels moving up three spots from No. 8 to No. 5 after clinching at least a share of the ACC regular season title. (Chapelboro.com)
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