7:45 PM ET, January 10, 2010
Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Just about everybody is healthy again for No. 9 North Carolina -- and that includes coach Roy Williams.And once those 3-pointers finally began to fall again, the Tar Heels started feeling even better.
• North Carolina trailed by four at the half, but outscored Virginia Tech 44-26 in the second half to get their fifth straight win over the Hokies. UNC opened the second half on a 15-6 run to take control.
• Ed Davis had 20 points and 11 rebounds, both team highs, for his ninth double-double this season and fourth in his last five games. Davis had just three double-doubles last season.
• The Hokies lost their fifth straight game against ranked competition.
• Virginia Tech was led by Malcolm Delaney's 26 points, 20 of them coming in the first half. It's the fifth time this season Delaney's scored more than 25 points in a game.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-67 (.358)||28-52 (.538)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-18 (.222)||5-16 (.313)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-18 (.667)||17-22 (.773)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|
Next 5 Games
Atlantic Coast Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#19 Florida State||10-6||22-9|
|#17 Georgia Tech||7-9||22-12|
|North Carolina State||5-11||19-15|
|#9 North Carolina||5-11||16-16|
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