Virginia Tech knock off slumping No. 18 North Carolina 80-72


              Virginia Tech's Justyn Mutts (25) catches a pass and scores past the defense of North Carolina's Pete Nance (32) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va., Sunday, Dec. 4 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              North Carolina's Caleb Love (2) passes while guarded by Virginia Tech's Grant Basile (21) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              North Carolina's Dontrez Styles (3) attempts a 3-point basket in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              North Carolina head coach Hubert Davis watches in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              Virginia Tech's Hunter Cattoor (0) scores past North Carolina's Caleb Love in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              Virginia Tech's Sean Pedulla (3) shoots over North Carolina's Leaky Black (1) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              Virginia Tech's Hunter Cattoor stubbles while guarded by North Carolina's Caleb Love in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              North Carolina's Caleb Love, right, steals a pass intended for Virginia Tech's Hunter Cattoor in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            
              Virginia Tech's Justyn Mutts (25) shoots a free throw in the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
            Virginia Tech's Justyn Mutts (25) scores past North Carolina's Pete Nance (32) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) Virginia Tech's Justyn Mutts shoots over North Carolina's Tyler Nickel (24) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg Va., Sunday Dec. 4, 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)