North Carolina 78, Villanova 71

Friday, March 22, 2013 7:20 PM
Location - Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
Officials - Patrick Adams, Mike Greenstein, Deron White
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Villanova 29 42 71
North Carolina 37 41 78

Recap


North Carolina 78, Villanova 71: P.J. Hairston scored 23 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead four players in double figures as the Tar Heels topped the Wildcats in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Kansas City, Mo.

Eighth-seeded North Carolina (25-10) advances to face No. 1 Kansas in the South Regional quarterfinals Sunday. James Michael McAdoo added 17 points for the Tar Heels.

JayVaughn Pinkston scored 20 points for Villanova (20-14), which led by one point early in the second half before the Tar Heels surged ahead. North Carolina held a slender 70-68 lead after the Wildcats' Mouphtaou Yarou scored with 1:43 remaining, but finished with an 8-3 run.

Reggie Bullock scored 15 points and Marcus Paige added 14 points for North Carolina. The Tar Heels shot 49 percent from the field and hit 11 3-pointers.

Darrun Hilliard added 18 points and Yarou scored 17 for the Wildcats. Villanova shot 4-for-21 from 3-point range

GAME NOTEBOOK: North Carolina coach Roy Williams won his 700th career game. … Bullock added three 3-pointers. … Villanova outrebounded the Tar Heels 37-28.

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mouphtaou Yarou 36:00 7-11 0-0 3-4 5 3 8 0 4 1 2 1 17
James Bell 30:00 1-6 1-6 1-2 1 4 5 1 4 0 1 0 4
JayVaughn Pinkston 34:00 8-15 0-1 4-6 5 3 8 0 3 1 4 0 20
Darrun Hilliard 36:00 8-15 2-6 0-0 1 5 6 2 3 2 1 1 18
Ryan Arcidiacono 33:00 2-11 1-8 5-6 1 2 3 3 4 3 4 0 10
Daniel Ochefu 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0
Tony Chennault 21:00 1-3 0-0 0-1 0 3 3 0 2 2 2 0 2
Maurice Sutton 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-61 4-21 13-19 14 21 35 6 22 9 15 2 71
  44.3% 19.0% 68.4% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 15

North Carolina Tar Heels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dexter Strickland 25:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 3 2 1 3 0 2
Reggie Bullock 36:00 4-8 3-6 4-5 0 3 3 4 1 1 3 0 15
P.J. Hairston 30:00 7-11 5-8 4-5 1 4 5 3 2 3 1 1 23
James Michael McAdoo 35:00 6-12 0-0 5-7 2 2 4 2 2 2 5 0 17
Marcus Paige 32:00 4-6 2-4 4-4 0 3 3 4 2 3 3 0 14
Brice Johnson 4:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Leslie McDonald 14:00 1-5 1-3 1-2 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 4
Desmond Hubert 7:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jackson Simmons 11:00 0-1 0-0 1-4 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 1
J.P. Tokoto 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Luke Davis 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-49 11-21 19-27 6 17 23 18 14 10 17 2 78
  49.0% 52.4% 70.4% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 17