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Virginia Defeats North Carolina 76-61 - Recap

Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 points leading Virginia to a 76-61 victory over North Carolina at John Paul Jones Arena on Monday.

Bettors who backed Virginia were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7.5 at sportsbooks.

Joe Harris had 16 points for Virginia and Justin Anderson chipped in with 13 points. London Perrantes had 9 assists for them, while Akil Mitchell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

North Carolina got 15 points from Kennedy Meeks in a losing cause and another 11 points from James Michael McAdoo. Marcus Paige contributed 3 assists for them, while Kennedy Meeks had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Virginia were victorious, as the score was 38-29 at the break.

The rebound battle favored North Carolina as they grabbed 39 boards, while Virginia only had 38.