North Carolina 79, Georgia Tech 63

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Officials - Tim Kelly, Garry Maxwell, Doug Sirmons
Attendance - 19124

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgia Tech 32 31 63
North Carolina 40 39 79

Recap


North Carolina 79, Georgia Tech 63: Reggie Bullock scored 17 points as the host Tar Heels pulled away in the second half en route to their third straight victory. 

Reserve P.J. Hairston added 15 points and James Michael McAdoo chipped in 14 and nine rebounds for North Carolina (13-5, 3-2 ACC). Bullock, Hairston and McAdoo were a combined 17-of-36 from the field.

Kammeon Holsey tied a season high with 18 points off the bench for Georgia Tech (10-7, 0-5), which shot 36 percent and committed 19 turnovers. Freshman Chris Bolden added 10 points and was the only other Yellow Jacket in double figures.

North Carolina never trailed and opened its first double-digit lead at 25-15 on McAdoo's dunk with 9:32 remaining in the first half. The Tar Heels expanded it to 13 on Bullock's 3-pointer with 8:04 remaining but Georgia Tech used a 15-6 run to get within 36-32 with 2:04 to play before Bullock and J.P Tukoto hit consecutive jumpers for a 40-32 lead at halftime.

Georgia Tech was within 42-33 after Daniel Miller's layup 35 seconds into the second half but North Carolina quickly stretched it to 15 on Bullock's 3-pointer with 14:19 to play. The Yellow Jackets hung around for a few more minutes but after getting to within 11 midway through the half, the Tar Heels clinched the win with a 12-5 run capped by Hairston's steal and one-handed dunk with 6:23 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: North Carolina is 27-6 all-time at Chapel Hill against Georgia Tech and 22-4 in the Smith Center. ... Bullock is shooting 19-of-38 from the field during the Tar Heels' three-game winning streak. ... Georgia Tech has committed 40 turnovers in its last two games.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Daniel Miller 28:00 4-7 0-0 0-0 1 4 5 2 3 2 3 2 8
Mfon Udofia 25:00 1-9 0-3 1-2 1 6 7 1 0 0 1 0 3
Marcus Georges-Hunt 30:00 3-10 0-1 0-0 2 8 10 1 2 2 2 0 6
Chris Bolden 33:00 5-14 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 0 4 3 2 0 10
Robert Carter 30:00 3-10 1-2 2-2 5 7 12 0 3 1 4 0 9
Stacey Poole Jr. 5:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Kammeon Holsey 21:00 8-13 0-0 2-2 6 3 9 0 5 0 2 1 18
Solomon Poole 19:00 1-6 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 3 5 0 3 0 3
Brandon Reed 7:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
Julian Royal 1:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Brooks Doyle 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-75 4-15 5-6 16 32 48 8 23 8 19 3 63
  36.0% 26.7% 83.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 19

North Carolina Tar Heels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dexter Strickland 24:00 2-5 0-0 2-4 0 4 4 6 0 3 2 0 6
Reggie Bullock 31:00 7-12 2-7 1-1 3 3 6 0 0 1 1 1 17
Desmond Hubert 22:00 0-3 0-0 0-1 1 5 6 0 0 1 0 5 0
James Michael McAdoo 26:00 5-13 0-1 4-10 4 5 9 1 3 1 1 1 14
Marcus Paige 27:00 1-6 1-2 0-0 0 4 4 6 0 1 3 0 3
Joel James 10:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 4
P.J. Hairston 17:00 5-11 3-6 2-2 0 2 2 1 3 0 2 0 15
J.P. Tokoto 18:00 4-9 0-1 0-0 2 2 4 2 2 1 4 0 8
Brice Johnson 13:00 1-5 0-0 2-2 0 5 5 2 0 0 0 1 4
Jackson Simmons 8:00 2-2 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Wade Moody 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Frank Tanner 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Denzel Robinson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Manor 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 30-70 6-17 13-22 12 30 42 19 8 9 14 10 79
  42.9% 35.3% 59.1% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 14