With a strong close to the first half, North Carolina leads Virginia Tech, 35-33 at the half.
Point guard Larry Drew II sparked the Tar Heels' comeback, repeatedly slicing into the lane and dishing to teammates. Drew scored the go-ahead bucket in the closing seconds of the half. He has four points and five assists.
The Hokies got out to an early 20-10 lead before UNC fought back.
John Henson leads the team with eight points, and fellow freshman David Wear chipped in seven. In all, the UNC bench has outscored VT's by a 20-4 margin.
UNC also has out-rebounded VT by 12.