WSpringsBird wrote: uniftw wrote:
bigdawg wrote:Losing 85-42 to NC after getting pounded by a crappy Iowa team. Damn. Didn't think I'd see the day when Jakes team got worked like this.
The first half was good. Second half got a bit sloppy and it got real bad late after the benches cleared at about 20 points. Shockingly the 8-13 players for UNC are a lot better than 8-13 for UNI.
UNI looked really good in the first half. North Carolina's superior athleticism took its toll in the second half. Not much to be done about that. The way UNC played in the second half, it would have blown out any Valley team.
UNC started the second half on a 17-6 run. With 6 minutes left it was "only" 21 points. It was pretty even throughmost of the game outside of that quick burst to start the second half. After that it more or less evened back out. Benches cleared due to the score and it got real ugly real quick.
Turns out UNC having bench players that are 4 star recruits makes a real big difference when going against UNI's deep bench which is mostly zero star recruits.