Scores

Final 2OT

(25) North Carolina 78

(12-2, 2-0 ACC)

Virginia 73

(12-4, 0-2 ACC)

7:00 PM ET, January 5, 2012

John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia

1 2 OT 2OT T
#25UNC 27 30 12 978
UVA 34 23 12 473

Top Performers

North Carolina: C. Shegog 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Virginia: A. Franklin 29 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Stl

North Carolina escapes at Virginia after two OTs

Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Chay Shegog had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lift North Carolina (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today, No. 25 AP) to a 78-73 victory over Virginia in double overtime Thursday night.

The Tar Heels (12-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) outscored the Cavaliers 9-4 in the second overtime, including three free throws in the final 17 seconds.

Sophomore guard Ataira Franklin had 29 points and five steals while playing all 50 minutes for Virginia (12-4, 0-2).

Cavaliers senior guard Ariana Moorer forced overtime by making an acrobatic layup with 18.8 seconds, tying the score at 57-57. North Carolina was unable to get off a shot on its final possession.

Moorer missed a close range runner as time expired in the first overtime.

North Carolina shot 47 percent (27 of 57) from the field and held a 48-37 advantage in rebounding.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNC
UVA
Points 78 73
FG Made-Attempted 27-57 (.474) 25-75 (.333)
3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 3-20 (.150)
FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 20-26 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 10

Game Leaders

 
UNC
UVA
PointsC. Shegog 23A. Franklin 29
ReboundsL. Broomfield 14A. Franklin 9
AssistsB. Rountree 5A. Moorer 7
StealsB. Rountree 3A. Moorer 5
BlocksC. Shegog 2S. Egwu 1

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 5, 2012 UNC 78, @UVA 73Recap | Box Score
Feb 3, 2012 @UNC 64, UVA 56Recap | Box Score