#8 UVA cruises past #12 UNC

The 8th ranked Cavaliers got 16 points from Devon Hall as they won for the 5th time in a row at home over the 12th ranked Tar Heels 61-49.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Devon Hall scored 16 points and No. 8 Virginia held No. 12 North Carolina to its second-lowest point total of the season in the Cavaliers' 61-49 victory on Saturday.

Hall had seven assists for Virginia (14-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), and De'Andre Hunter had 10 points and seven rebounds. The Cavaliers won their sixth in a row and sent the Tar Heels to consecutive losses for the first time since February 2016. North Carolina lost 81-80 at Florida State on Wednesday night.

Joel Berry II led North Carolina (12-4, 1-2) with 17 points and Kenny Williams had 11. Virginia trailed only briefly and led 35-28 at halftime. The Tar Heels closed it to 54-48 on a tip-in by Cameron Johnson with 7:17 remaining, but UNC scored only one more point on a free throw by Luke Maye with 3:35 to play. It was North Carolina's worst offensive showing since a 63-45 loss to Michigan State on Nov. 26 in the PK80 Invitational.

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