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No. 3 Virginia dominates 2nd half to beat No. 12 UNC 75-64

Malcolm Brogdon scored 17 points and No. 3 Virginia's defense locked down in the second half to beat No. 12 North Carolina 75-64 on Monday night. Justin Anderson added 16 for the Cavaliers who responded to their first loss of the season by blowing open a tight game at halftime for an impressive road win. After shooting 52 percent in the first half, UNC went just 11-for-29 (38 percent) after halftime. (ESPN.com)

Box Score: Virginia 75, North Carolina 64

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 75-64 loss to the Virginia Cavaliers Monday in Chapel Hill: (View Box Score)

No. 12 UNC, No. 3 Virginia meet seeking bounce-back win

After suffering their first loss of the season, the Virginia Cavaliers continue a three-game gauntlet through the ACC, as they take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in a key conference showdown at the Dean E. Smith Center on Monday. Roy Williams' Tar Heels are right there among the top teams in the league, thanks to dominant play from mid-December until late January. (WRAL Sports Fan)

20 Years Ago Today...

Twenty years ago today, UNC knocked off Duke 102-100 in double overtime. For UNC fans, this game is best remembered for the "Stackhouse Dunk". As good as Stackhouse's dunk was, Jeff Capel's near halfcourt shot to send the game to double overtime is what most everyone else remembers. In fact, that highlight is so prevalent that many people think Duke won the game, not UNC. (Tar Heel Blog)

Preview & Prediction: #12 UNC vs #3 Virginia

The grind of the ACC schedule continues for both teams as UNC and Virginia attempt to bounce back from having blown second half leads to Louisville and Duke respectively. The question going into Monday's match-up is how does either team respond? UNC is tied in the loss column with Notre Dame and Louisville with Virginia a game ahead and Duke a game behind. Prediction: UNC 64 Virginia 62 (Tar Heel Blog)

Warriors, McAdoo agree on another 10-day contract

The Warriors and forward James Michael McAdoo reached agreement on a second 10-day contract Monday, according to agent Jim Tanner. McAdoo averaged 37.5 points and 13 rebounds and shot 66 percent from the field in two games for Santa Cruz in his return to the team having completed his first 10-day contract. (San Jose Mercury News)

UNC must move past loss to face Virginia

North Carolina hasn't exactly worn out the nets this season, but plenty of shots the Tar Heels missed turned out to be decent plays because the team's been so good on the offensive boards. UNC arrived here at the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday leading the Atlantic Coast Conference in offensive rebounding percentage. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Quick turnaround for Tar Heels and Cavaliers

An overtime loss at Louisville on Saturday will prevent North Carolina from moving into the top 10, but the Tar Heels (17-5, 7-2) have a chance to tie Notre Dame for first place in the league Monday, when they host Virginia (19-1, 7-1). The Cavaliers suffered their first loss Saturday night against Duke. Quick turnarounds against high-level competition are among the rigors of the ACC. (Fayetteville Observer)

Tar Heels, Cavs set for showdown after tough losses

On Tuesday morning, one of the top teams in the ACC will have a two-game losing streak. That makes tonight’s game in Chapel Hill between No. 2 Virginia and No. 13 North Carolina the biggest so far in the ACC schedule. The Tar Heels had their six-game winning streak snapped at Louisville on Saturday —set the same day Virginia suffered its first loss of the season, at home against Duke. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Video: Coach Robinson Previews Virginia

The Tar Heels return from Louisville to face a tough Virginia team at home on Monday night in the Smith Center. Jones Angell spoke with assistant coach Steve Robinson, who scouted the Cavaliers for UNC. View Video...

No time to fret as Tar Heels, Virginia aim to avoid skids

The sting is different from what North Carolina has experienced during the past few weeks. Yet the Tar Heels don’t have time to fret about what went wrong at No. 10 Louisville. They have perhaps a bigger challenge tonight when they take on second-ranked Virginia. And that’s a wounded Virginia team. The rigors of the ACC might never seem as evident as it does for both these teams. (Burlington Times News)

Tar Heels Host No. 2 Virginia

North Carolina will play its second Top-10 opponent in three days when it hosts No. 2 Virginia on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Smith Center. ESPN will televise the game nationally. Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas and Allison Williams will have the call. Carolina leads the series with Virginia, 128-51. The Tar Heels have won 10 of their last 13 games against UVa (since January of 2006). (GoHeels.com)

Tale of the Tape: UNC vs Virginia

For a second straight game UNC faces a team with a defensive efficiency under 90. The notable difference in facing Virginia is the Cavaliers have a highly efficient offense operating as the second slowest tempo in all of college basketball. That kind of tempo is less than ideal for the Tar Heels as is Virginia's pack line defense which has been extremely effective against all manner of styles. (Tar Heel Blog)

Phoenix Suns Recall Reggie Bullock From D-League

The Phoenix Suns recalled guards Reggie Bullock and Archie Goodwin on Sunday from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League. Bullock played two games for Bakersfield against Los Angeles. He had 25 points and 10 rebounds Friday night and 26 points and 11 rebounds Saturday night. (NBA.com)

Smarting Cavaliers, Tar Heels Meet In Pivotal ACC Battle

No. 13 UNC, 17-5 overall and 7-2 in ACC play, looks to avoid a two-game slide Monday night in the Smith Center when the league-leading and second-ranked Virginia Cavaliers, 19-1 overall and 7-1 in conference, visit Chapel Hill for a pivotal ACC showdown. Coming off a brutal loss to Louisville Saturday, UNC has no time to mourn the 18-point second half lead it let slip away. (Chapelboro.com)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 74
Villanova: 77
Mon, Apr 4 Box Score

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Standings
(3) North Carolina14-433-7
(4) Virginia13-529-8
(10) Miami13-527-8
(16) Louisville12-623-8
Notre Dame11-724-11
(19) Duke11-725-11
Virginia Tech10-820-15
Georgia Tech8-1021-15
Florida State8-1020-14
NC State5-1316-17
Wake Forest2-1611-20
Boston College0-187-25

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