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Hairston paces UNC to 93-81 win over Virginia

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — UNC beat Virginia in a 93-81 victory Saturday at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill.

The News & Observer reported that P.J. Hairston scored a career-high 29 points in his second straight start. Freshman Marcus Paige also added 17 for the Tar Heels.

North Carolina shot 49.2 percent and hit 13 3-pointers for its best total in a league game.

The Tar Heels had lost by 26 points at third-ranked Miami and by five to the No. 2 Blue Devils in the past week.

More: The News & Observer.