7:45 PM ET, February 27, 2011
Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina bumbled its way to three losses in November and had an ugly loss to one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's worst teams in January.That team is long gone, replaced by a maturing group that enters the final week of the regular season within reach of an ACC championship.
• Tyler Zeller scored 25 points for his fifth 20-point game of the season.
• The Tar Heels are 8-0 when Harrison Barnes scores 17 or more this season. He had 21 Sunday.
• North Carolina, which improved to 14-0 at home this season, has won 5 straight games and 11 of its past 12.
• In the loss, Jordan Williams (16 points, career-high 19 rebounds) recorded his 22nd double-double of the season, tying the Maryland single-season record set by Len Elmore.
• Maryland has lost 3 straight conference road games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||30-73 (.411)||32-80 (.400)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-12 (.167)||6-21 (.286)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-18 (.778)||17-22 (.773)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|
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