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No. 25 UNC cruises past Virginia 63-43 into ACC semifinals


By RALPH D. RUSSO
AP College Sports Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Brady Manek outscored Virginia in the first half on his way to 21 points and No. 25 North Carolina cruised into the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals with a 63-43 victory. The third-seeded Tar Heels (24-8) will face seventh-seeded Virginia Tech (19-13) on Friday night in Barclays Center, having won 12 of 14. The sixth-seeded Cavaliers scored just 13 points in the first half against UNC, which is the fewest in the first half of an ACC Tournament game in the shot-clock era. Manek scored 19 in the half on his own. Jayden Gardner was the only Cavalier in double digits with 17 points.



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