College basketball roundup

College basketball roundup: Virginia motors past UNC

The Associated PressJanuary 7, 2013 

  • HOW THEY FARED 2. Michigan (15-0) beat Iowa 95-67 6. Kansas (12-1) beat Temple 69-62 7. Syracuse (14-1) beat South Florida 55-44 9. Minnesota (14-1) beat Northwestern 69-51 13. Florida (10-2) beat Yale 79-58

— Joe Harris scored 19 points and sparked a 15-2 second-half run and Virginia rallied to beat North Carolina 61-52 in the ACC opener for both schools on Sunday night.

Harris’ 3-pointer sparked the game-changing burst for Virginia (11-3, which had just gone behind 34-26 after North Carolina opened the half on a 9-2 run.

Reggie Bullock scored 22 points for the Tar Heels (10-4), who lost for the first time in five visits to John Paul Jones Arena.

SEC

NO. 13 FLORIDA 79, YALE 58

At New Haven, Conn., Kenny Boynton matched his career high with 28 points on 8-for-10 shooting from 3-point range and Florida (10-2) used a 26-3 run spanning the halves to clobber Yale (5-11).

Will Yeguette had 14 points and Mike Rosario added 13 for the Gators.

WOMEN

GEORGIA TECH 81, CLEMSON 59

At Clemson, Nikki Dixon had 20 points but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers (4-10, 0-3 ACC) fell to Georgia Tech (8-6, 1-2).

HOW THEY FARED

2. Michigan (15-0) beat Iowa 95-67

6. Kansas (12-1) beat Temple 69-62

7. Syracuse (14-1) beat South Florida 55-44

9. Minnesota (14-1) beat Northwestern 69-51

13. Florida (10-2) beat Yale 79-58

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