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Recap & Analysis: Virginia 75 UNC 64

After a second straight weekend of playing a Saturday-Monday pair of games, UNC gets a five day break before facing Boston College on the road then a week off prior to a trip to Pittsburgh. For a team that is bringing back former walk-ons and calling up JV players simply to have enough bodies to practice, the extra rest is much needed. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC-Virginia Postgame Notes

Virginia out-scored the Tar Heels, 18-8 in points off turnovers tonight. That is the third straight game in which the opposition has scored more points off turnovers than UNC. Marcus Paige tied a UNC record for most consecutive games with multiple three-point field goals. Brice Johnson had 14 points and a team-high eight rebounds and matched his season high with three blocked shots. (GoHeels.com)

UNC-Virginia Postgame Quotes

UNC Head Coach Roy Williams: “We played a very good basketball team that dominated us in the second half of the game today. We came out in the first five or six minutes and I thought we were very active defensively, but they were very efficient. They had four guys in double figures, shot over 50 percent in both halves, didn’t turn the ball over. I’m disappointed in our sense of urgency at some points." (GoHeels.com)

Heels Smothered Defensively

No. 12 North Carolina scored on eight of its first 10 possessions to take a six-point lead over No. 3 Virginia on Monday night. The Tar Heels’ offensive efficiency plummeted shortly thereafter. The Cavaliers’ defensive game plan was to play the lane and make UNC play over the top. The Tar Heels shot 38.3 percent and committed 11 turnovers over its final 54 possessions. (Inside Carolina)

Virginia bounces back impressively by winning at North Carolina

Virginia's comfortable road victory was partially a product of an inspired performance from the Cavaliers and partially a product of a terrible matchup for North Carolina. The Tar Heels thrive in transition, on the offensive glass and scoring around the rim, but two of Virginia's greatest strengths are its ability to wall off the paint on defense and to force opponents to play at a methodical pace. (Yahoo! Sports)

Video: Roy Williams Post-Virginia Press Conference

North Carolina coach Roy Williams addresses the media following the Tar Heels' 75-64 loss to Virginia on February 2nd, 2015. View Video...

Video: UNC-Virginia Game Highlights

View complete game highlights from North Carolina's 75-64 loss to the Virginia Cavaliers on Monday night in Chapel Hill: View Video...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Virginia

What a second half defensive clinic from Virginia, as the Cavaliers absolutely dominated the first 15 minutes of the final period. Carolina scored 15 points in the first 16 minutes of the second half, with Tony Bennett's club showing great team defense, communication, and rotation. Virginia is good, really good. That being said, the Tar Heels need to beat the really good teams at the Smith Center. (GoHeels.com)

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)

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

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Hawaii
Fri, Nov 18, TBD

UNC @ Indiana
Wed, Nov 30, TBD

UNC vs. Kentucky
Sat, Dec 17, TBD

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

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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