NORTH CAROLINA 72 , GARDNER-WEBB 66
TUESDAY 11/15, 2022
ROY WILLIAMS COURT AT THE DEAN E. SMITH CENTER
CHAPEL HILL, NC
UNC Points Guide: caleb love 20
UNC Rebound Leaders: RJ Davis 10
UNC Assist Leader: love 4
Team Records: UNC 3-0, Gardner-Webb 0-3
• Carolina is 3-0 at home and 18-2 at the Smith Center this season Hubert Davis.
• Carolina improves to 178-18 all-time against in-state non-ACC opponents, including 48 straight wins.
• RJ Davis led UNC with 10 rebounds. He added 14 points for the second double-double of his career. He had 15 points and 12 rebounds against Kansas in the 2022 national championship game.
• It was the first time since a guard had led the Tar Heels in a rebound caleb love shared team leadership with Brady Manek (aged six) in last season’s home loss to Duke.
• Peter Nance had season highs in points (18), rebounds (five), three-pointers (3), and blocks (tie season best with three).
• Nance recorded a season-best eight points in the first eight and a half minutes of the first half. He had 14 points, three rebounds and three blocks in the first 11 minutes.
• This was the 11th time in his career that Nance had three or more 3FGs.
• Carolina is 17-0, though caleb love scores 20 or more points.
• Love has 988 career points. He needs 12 to become the 80th 1,000-point scorer in UNC history.
• love and Armando Bacot combined for seven points in the first 1:25 of the second half after combining for five in the first half.
• Carolina made 18 of 21 free throws (85.7%). UNC shoots 76.4% off the line in the first three games.
• Carolina passed the Bulldogs 40-38. It was the first time in three games this season that UNC passed an opponent.
• Bacot had nine boards. He has 1,025, two behind Antawn Jamison, who is seventh in UNC history.
• Tonight was Leaky Blacks 100th career start.
• Carolina blocked eight shots in the second game in a row and has 22 in the first three games.
• Carolina is 191-31 all-time as the No. 1 team in the AP poll.
• The Tar Heels are 454-83 at the Smith Center, including 221-18 against non-ACC opponents.
Series against Gardner-Webb
• The Tar Heels are 6-0 against Gardner-Webb.
• All six games have been played at Chapel Hill.
Next game: vs. James Madison, Sunday, November 20, noon (ACC Network)