by Gabriella Gaje
Chapel Hill -- After a long break, the Tar Heels had to get back into the swing of things with their game against Greensboro Day School. However, the game did not necessarily work in their favor. The Tar Heels had their first loss this season, 77-65.
The first half of the game ended on a hopeful note, with the score being tied at 30. The team discussed in the locker room that there needed to be more intensity going into the second half to keep the Bengals at bay. Unfortunately, according to sophomore Kyle Currie, who had 11 points, there was no help defense.
"We should have never let them penetrate. We didn't deny the ball like we should have," Kyle said.
Sophomore Sasha Seymore was the lead scorer of the game, having scored 20 points in his 25 minutes of playing time and was also 8-for-10 in free throw attempts. Head coach CB McGrath felt that the team should have been able to get the ball to him more throughout the game.
The Tar Heels will have to focus more in their next game, Coach McGrath said. With the long break and lack of practices, the team had setbacks entering today's game. The setbacks will only continue for next week's game, as the players have to balance practice with their final exams.
"There will be a lot of different distractions, but we have to focus on making time for exams and making time to practice," Sasha said.
The Tar Heels face Pfeiffer University on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 4:30 PM in the Dean E. Smith Center.