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Tuesday May 17th

Hunter Nelson


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Cold perimeter shooting dooms No. 25 UNC in ACC Tournament loss to Virginia Tech

After making a statement by winning 12 of their last 15 games, shots were all the only thing UNC failed to make on Friday night in Brooklyn. The Tar Heels were chilled on the perimeter — shooting just 3-26 from deep in a lopsided 72-59 loss to the Hokies. “Particularly in the first half, I felt like we got good looks from three, we just missed them,” head coach Hubert Davis said. “Then in the second half, I felt a lot of our threes were forced."

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With first win in ACC Tournament, Brady Manek shows he is where he was meant to be

Last offseason, Brady Manek was brought in to give the North Carolina men's basketball team a viable shooting threat in the frontcourt — a threat that has been notably absent in recent seasons. The graduate transfer's performance on Thursday was a testament to that promise, as he was the only Tar Heel to make a three-pointer in the first half. With a 21-point performance in the ACC Tournament opening round, Manek helped North Carolina secure a 63-43 win over the Virginia Cavaliers.

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