Graduate of University of Delaware. When North Carolina did miss, it battled for position and often secured second chance opportunities.
Texas felt good about its NCAA Tournament hopes after knocking off the Cyclones, but a win over the Red Raiders would have gone a long way toward making Sunday just a little bit more comfortable.
It was easier for Duke than it was for North Carolina, who went down 14-0 to start their quarterfinals game with Miami. By losing the last two regular-season games, North Carolina slipped out of double-bye position in the ACC standings to the sixth seed.
Senior and All-ACC Team honorable mention Theo Pinson scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead No. 6-seeded UNC past No. 3-seeded Miami 82-65 March 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. North Carolina vs Miami live stream is on WatchESPN. I know he hasn’t shot a high percentage from three, but when you’re a big-time player, sometimes you step up and make big-time shots.
This will be the 22nd straight ACC Tournament where either North Carolina or Duke will play in the championship game.
The Blue Devils have won their only game in Brooklyn, thumping Notre Dame 88-70.
“You know, previous year we lost this game that’s going to be played [Friday]”, Williams said. No. 2 scorer Greyson Allen is averaging 15.5 points, 4.5 assists and 1.6 steals in a team-leading 34.7 minutes a night.
Duke rode freshman star Marvin Bagley III, who had 33 points and 17 rebounds, to a victory against Notre Dame in Friday night’s first game.
With Allen and Bagley clicking at the same time, though, and the zone defense locked in, Duke is starting to hit its peak at the right time.
“We got some people on our team and our staff and our program and our school that just have some really intense feelings that you don’t see in anything else in sports, honestly”. “Everything is – we don’t have it all figured out yet”. Berry twisted his left ankle getting off a shot, went to the locker room and returned within minutes. “We just have to not get too high or too low and get ready for the next one”.
The Tar Heels (24-9) advanced by avenging a gut-wrenching loss to Miami just eight days ago with an 82-65 triumph.
Despite the duo’s poor shooting, Pinson was able to help UNC overcome an early 14-0 deficit and turn what was a one-score game for the majority of the night into a late blowout. His thunderous slam brought the UNC fans in attendance to their feet and pushed the Tar Heels’ lead back to six.
Listen, Roy, there are so many better ways to do this, all of which won’t end up with you looking like this.
“My teammates pushing me to be who I am and do what I do”, he said.