UNC won the ACC Championship on Saturday night in a heavyweight battle against Virginia. The Heels proved their toughness and earned a 1 seed in the process. Lets jump into the action!
Sloppy play leads to turnovers on the first possession for both teams.
Beautiful ball movement from Johnson to Meeks.
The MVP Joel Berry buries his first 3 ball of the night.
3 straight turnovers for the Tar Heels lead to points for the Wahoos.
Isaiah Hicks had an excellent ACC tournament. His first touch he continued his aggressiveness and got right to the rim to score.
One of Carolina’s downfalls defensively is giving up the open 3 ball. Virginia drives baseline and finds the wide open man for an easy 3 points.
Joel Berry played great all game and all tournament. Its buckets like these that are huge to keep Virginia from getting momentum.
Marcus Paige didn’t have a great shooting night, but his distributing and defense were on an all american level.
Marcus’ defense was on point but there is only so much you can do when you’re guarding ACC POY Malcolm Brogdon.
A rare Brogdon open miss leads to a Virginia offensive board.
Marcus was aggressively attacking the rim all night. Virginia finally commits a foul with 7:02 to go in the half.
This may very well be my favorite play of the game. There’s really not much more you can say than “Thats beautiful”
Brice Johnson levitates and throws down a dunk.
Joel Berry is en fuego from 3 point land lately.
Marcus Paige gets Carolina a lead with Malcolm Brogdon guarding him. Brogdon answers with a silky smooth step back 3 ball.
What an entertaining half of basketball capped off by a half court alley oop from Theo to Brice.
That concludes part 1 of this article. Check back in tomorrow for part 2!