Virginia Defeats North Carolina 76-61 - Recap
|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.