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Roy Williams, Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige, Joel Berry Post-Virginia Quotes

Roy Williams: "We're ecstatic about surviving here. Playing Virginia, we knew it was going to be a battle all the way down to the end. I was even dumb enough to tell them about Ali and Frazier when I was a college student going to see that, how we thought it would be that kind of game because we have the greatest respect for Virginia's program." (ASAP Sports)

ACC championship: UNC continues revenge tour, beats Virginia

It's the first time Roy Williams has been in the spot of winning the regular-season and tournament titles since winning the national title in 2009. Making things even sweeter for UNC is getting back to the top of the ACC by beating the three teams that have had its number in the past two seasons: Duke, Notre Dame and on Saturday in a 61-57 victory, Virginia. (CBS Sports)

Video: Joel Berry Scores 19 in ACC Championship, Named Tournament MVP

Joel Berry scored a game-high 19 points (5/8 FG, 3/3 3-pt FG, 6/6 FT) in the ACC Tournament championship game against Virginia and was named the tournament MVP on March 12, 2016. View Video...

UNC adapts to Virginia, winning ACC title with defense

Seventh-ranked and top-seeded North Carolina battled fourth-ranked and No. 2 seed Virginia in the ACC championship game with each eyeing a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels earned a hard-fought 61-57 win. They can now call themselves undisputed champs in the conference this year after also winning the regular season title. (Yahoo! Sports)

Tony Bennett, Virginia Players Post-UNC Quotes & Video

Tony Bennett: "Congratulations to North Carolina. They really battled. Both teams played very hard obviously, but they made it hard for us. It was a heck of an atmosphere. Our guys didn't die. They kept hanging in there, gave ourselves chances. Obviously we didn't shoot it as well. Two teams playing their hearts out. Carolina deserved it." View Video...

Tar Heels Are ACC Champions: UNC 61 Virginia 57

UNC fought tooth and nail with Virginia putting on a defensive clinic before dropping the hammer late in the second half to secure UNC's 18th ACC Championship 61-57. It was everything you thought it would be with two elite teams slugging it out in a heavyweight fight for the ACC crown. Joel Berry led UNC with 19 points going 3-3 from three and 6-6 at the line. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: Tar Heels Win ACC Tournament Championship vs. Virginia - Highlights

North Carolina emerged with a hard-fought 61-57 win over Virginia in the ACC Tournament championship game on March 12, 2016. View Video...

Takeaways from North Carolina's gritty win against Virginia in ACC final

North Carolina won at UVA’s game. When Virginia wins, it often does it with defense. North Carolina on the other hand, has the 10th-best scoring offense and was averaging 82.9 ppg heading into this matchup. For a while, it looked like UNC would be frustrated by UVA’s defensive tactics. But in the second half, the Tar Heels took charge. (USA Today)

Video: Marcus Paige Comes Up Clutch in ACC Championship Game

Marcus Paige carried the Tar Heels when they needed it most, hitting big shots left and right on his way to 13 points to go along with a pair of assists and a couple of steals in the ACC Championship game against Virginia on March 12, 2016. View Video...

Thanks to its defense, UNC tops Virginia 61-57 for ACC title

No. 7 North Carolina held No. 4 Virginia without a field goal for more than 8 minutes in the second half, and Joel Berry II scored 19 points Saturday night, giving the Tar Heels a 61-57 victory for their first ACC Tournament title since 2008. Marcus Paige added 13 points for North Carolina (28-6), which won its 18th league championship. (Associated Press)

Box Score: North Carolina 61, Virginia 57

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 61-57 ACC Tournament Championship victory over the Virginia Cavaliers. (View Box Score)

Virginia, UNC will face off in a heavyweight clash for the ACC title

Virginia will have to earn all of those rewards. Verizon Center will host two of the country’s best teams playing for high stakes Saturday night at 9 p.m. Virginia will try to grind North Carolina with patience and precision. North Carolina will try to overwhelm Virginia with pace and interior muscle. The winner will snip a net and get an inside track in the bracket. (Washington Post)

Tar Heels, Cavs take center stage in ACC final

As moments go, it was small, fleeting and didn’t change anything. And yet it was a moment that says March is indeed here. That everything means more. That the finals of the ACC tournament are here. North Carolina’s Justin Jackson drove to the hoop and scored on a twisting, off-balance layup. He crashed to the floor, his Tar Heels ahead 72-41. (Greensboro News & Record)

Tar Heels remember past failures, try to complete ACC tourney task

Reaching the championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament hasn’t been a problem for North Carolina. The seventh-ranked Tar Heels will play in their fifth tournament final during the last six years tonight against fourth-ranked Virginia. Finishing with a title and cutting down the nets has been the issue, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished by North Carolina since 2008. (Burlington Times-News)

Video: Tar Heels Win Inaugural ACC Tournament Managers Championship Game

The Tar Heels have at least one ACC Tournament championship win as the squad took home the inaugural Managers Championship title 68-62 against Virginia. View Video...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Gonzaga: 65
Mon, Apr 3 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Northern Iowa
Fri, Nov 10, TBD

UNC @ Stanford
Mon, Nov 20, TBD

UNC vs. Portland
Thu, Nov 23, TBD ESPN

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Standings
(6) North Carolina14-433-7
(16) Florida State12-626-9
(14) Notre Dame12-626-10
(10) Louisville12-625-9
(7) Duke11-728-9
(24) Virginia11-723-11
Virginia Tech10-822-11
Wake Forest9-919-14
Georgia Tech8-1021-16
NC State4-1415-17
Boston College2-169-23

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