Final
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North Carolina seeks 4-0 all-time mark vs. UNC Asheville

Dec 16, 2006 - 3:44 PM UNC Asheville (4-5) at No. 3 North Carolina (7-1) 2:00 pm EST

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (Ticker) -- North Carolina goes for its fifth straight win against North Carolina Asheville in a non-conference matchup Saturday.

The third-ranked Tar Heels should not have any problems with the Bulldogs, who are 0-43 all-time against Atlantic Coast Conference teams and 0-27 in meetings with ranked opponents since 1996.

North Carolina leads the series 4-0.

Tyler Hansbrough, who made 9-of-11 shots and scored 24 points and Reyshawn Terry added 11 and eight rebounds as UNC posted a 94-69 victory over High Point a week ago.

With the victory, coach Roy Williams became the fastest to 500 wins. He reached the milestone in 19 seasons - one ahead of Jerry Tarkanian.

Freshmen Ty Lawson and Brandan Wright both had 11 points for the Tar Heels, who dominated in the rebounding department, 40-21.

North Carolina Asheville defeated Tusculum, 84-66, a week ago. K.J. Garland netted 26 points and Vincent James added 12 for the Bulldogs, who forced 19 turnovers.








  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    UNC ASHEVILLE 39 23 62
    NORTH CAROLINA (3) 56 37 93 FINAL

    Dec 16 4:06 PM


  • NCAA BB
    UNC ASHEVILLE 39
    NORTH CAROLINA (3) 56 HALFTIME

    Dec 16 2:57 PM