7:30 PM ET, November 23, 2009
Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Roy Williams admits he's thrown a lot at his young North Carolina players to get them ready for the season. It sounds like he's about to demand a little more from them.Deon Thompson matched his career high with 22 points to help the Tar Heels (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) beat Gardner-Webb 93-72 on Monday night, bouncing back from their first loss of the season with a relatively easy win against an overmatched nonconference opponent.
• UNC has won 33 straight and 55 of its last 56 nonconference home games.
• Gardner-Webb fell to 1-6 all-time vs. ranked teams, with its last win coming Nov. 2, 2007, against No. 20 Kentucky.
• The Runnin' Bulldogs have lost five straight road games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-69 (.377)||37-66 (.561)|
|3P Made-Attempted||15-36 (.417)||1-4 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-7 (.714)||18-33 (.545)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||8 (0/0)|
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