COL BKB: North Carolina 54, Virginia 51

Feb. 25, 2012 at 6:28 PM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Tyler Zeller capped off a 20-point performance with a monster slam-dunk Saturday, sealing seventh-ranked North Carolina's 54-51 win over Virginia.

The Tar Heels (25-4, 12-2 ACC) won their fifth straight and 10th in 11 contests with the help of John Henson, who contributed a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Harrison Barnes chipped in seven points and 10 boards for North Carolina.

The Cavaliers (21-7, 8-6) went down to defeat despite double-digit scoring efforts from Jontel Evans (13 points), Joe Harris (12) and Sammy Zeglinski (11).

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