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UNC-Notre Dame Notes
Release: 02/05/2017

POSTGAME NOTES

CAROLINA (83) vs. NOTRE DAME (76)

FEBRUARY 5, 2017

GREENSBORO, N.C.

 

UNC Scoring Leader: Justin Jackson 16

UNC Rebound Leader: Kennedy Meeks 8

UNC Assist Leader: Joel Berry II 7

Points Per Possession: UNC .99 (83 points on 84 possessions); Notre Dame 1.03 (76 points on 74 possessions)

 

Carolina Notes

• 21-4 overall, 9-2 in the ACC

• 119-33 in Greensboro, including 113-30 in the Greensboro Coliseum

• Carolina had 23 assists on 30 baskets

• Carolina out-rebounded the Irish, 44-25, including a 17-7 edge in offensive rebounds

• Carolina is 21-1 this year when it out-rebounds the opponents

• Carolina had 17 offensive rebounds, one less than Notre Dame had defensive 

• Carolina scored 19 second-chance points

• Carolina out-scored the Irish, 40-18, in the paint

• Both teams made 17 free throws; Notre Dame took eight fewer attempts to get there

• This was the ninth time in 11 ACC games this year the Tar Heels scored 80 or more points

• Carolina is 19-1 this year and 257-29 under Roy Williams when scoring 80 or more points

• First half: Carolina scored 42 points on 42 possessions (1.0); Notre Dame scored 34 points on 35 possessions (.97)

• Second half: Carolina scored 41 points on 42 possessions (.99); Notre Dame scored 42 points on 39 possessions (1.03)

 

• Tar Heel Player Notes

• Justin Jackson (16) led six Tar Heels in double figures, the first time since Oklahoma State on 11/22/16

• It was the fifth straight game and the ninth time in the last dozen games Jackson has topped UNC in scoring

• Kenny Williams scored eight points in the first half; he had seven points total in the previous three games combined

• Williams (11 total) scored in double figures for the first time in seven games since he had 12 at Wake Forest on 1/11

• Williams made three three-pointers, most since he hit five against Radford on 12/4/16 

• Joel Berry and Nate Britt did not score in the first half but combined for eight assists; they combined for 12 assists for the game

• Tony Bradley matched his season high with three blocks and scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds

• It was Bradley’s second game in double figures in ACC play (11 vs. NC State) and his 11th double-figure game of the year

• Britt had five assists, most in an ACC game this year and most since he had five vs. Tennessee

 

Roy Williams Notes

• 804-213 overall

• 386-112 at Carolina

• 164-63 in ACC regular-season games

• 6-3 vs. Notre Dame

 

Series Notes

• Carolina leads, 21-7

• Carolina leads, 5-3, since Notre Dame joined the ACC

• Carolina has won three in a row

 

Next Game: at Duke, Thursday, February 9, 8 p.m. (ESPN/ACC Network)


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