Recap - Virginia Defeats North Carolina 61-52
|Recap - Virginia Defeats North Carolina 61-52|
Virginia grabbed a 61-52 win over North Carolina on Sunday, behind a 19-point effort from Joe Harris at John Paul Jones Arena.
Bettors who backed Virginia were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks.
Virginia got 9 points from Evan Nolte and another 8 points from Jontel Evans. Jontel Evans contributed 6 assists, while Akil Mitchell cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
North Carolina got 22 points from Reggie Bullock in a losing cause and another 10 points from James Michael McAdoo. Dexter Strickland contributed 3 assists for them, while James Michael McAdoo had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed North Carolina were victorious, as the score was 25-24 at the break.
North Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-32.