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No. 2 North Carolina beats Virginia Tech, 75-70, for 12th victory in a row

No. 2 North Carolina beats Virginia Tech, 75-70, for 12th victory in a row

Brice Johnson had 19 points and 17 rebounds, leading No. 2 North Carolina over Virginia Tech, 75-70, on Sunday at Blacksburg, Va.

The Tar Heels (18-2, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their 12th game in a row but let a 20-point first-half lead evaporate.

The Hokies (12-8, 4-3) took a 61-59 lead on a basket by Kerry Blackshear Jr. with 8 minutes 5 seconds to play.

Seth Allen made two free throws to cut Virginia Tech's deficit to 72-70, but Marcus Paige made two free throws with 17.8 seconds remaining to push the North Carolina lead to four points.

Roy Williams earned his 350th victory with the Tar Heels and became the first NCAA coach to win at least 350 games...

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