4:00 PM ET, February 7, 2009
Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Even national player of the year Tyler Hansbrough has his limits.That's where Wayne Ellington has been coming in for North Carolina (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 3 AP).
• The Tar Heels won their seventh straight game overall and sixth straight over Virginia.
• The Cavaliers dropped their seventh straight game, matching their longest losing streak from last season. Virginia has lost 16 straight against top-five opponents since upsetting Duke in February 2002.
• Wayne Ellington led four Tar Heels in double figures with 20 points, while Tyler Hansbrough added 15 points and a season-high 13 rebounds.
• Hansbrough's 15 points gave him 2,587 career points, which ties him with Dickie Hemric for second most in ACC history.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-63 (.365)||28-67 (.418)|
|3P Made-Attempted||10-20 (.500)||9-25 (.360)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-7 (.714)||11-17 (.647)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||9 (0/0)|