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Topic - Richard Howell
Akil Mitchell scored 19 to lead Virginia, which hasn't reached the semifinals since 1995 — the longest drought in the league.
Green, the nation's leading scorer at 25.4 points per game, finished with 15 points on 5-for-19 shooting for one more frustrating ACC tournament performance in the senior's final game.
Akil Mitchell added 14 points for Virginia, including an 18-foot jumper that put them ahead to stay, as the second-stingiest defense in the country put the clamps on.
C.J. Leslie and Richard Howell wanted this moment, the chance to help No. 20 North Carolina State make a big step forward after a bumpy start to a season filled with potential.
"I haven't been in this much pain in a long time," Howell said before saying he would "definitely" be ready to play Saturday.
"Coach (Mark Gottfried) said in the locker room: Nobody's going to give us anything and we've got to take it," Howell said. "That's the mindset we came out with. We've got to take everything ... and that's what we did."