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Reeling North Carolina drops to 2-5 in ACC play

Malcolm Delaney scored 21 points, including two key free throws with 36.6 seconds left, and Virginia Tech kept in its worst tailspin since a five-game losing streak in 2002-03 with a 74-70 victory Thursday night.  Delaney's free throws doubled the lead to 71-67 for the Hokies (17-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), and the only basket the Tar Heels could manage thereafter came at the buzzer, sealing the fifth loss in six games for last year's national champions.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.

 

On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.

 

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