Charlottesville - Joe Harris scored 22 points, seven during a game-ending 13-6 run, and Virginia beat No. 19 North Carolina State 58-55 Tuesday night, the Cavaliers' fourth straight victory.
Akil Mitchell added 14 points for Virginia (15-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
North Carolina State (16-5, 5-3), which arrived averaging nearly 80 points per game, became the 17th team, including all seven ACC opponents, to be held under 60 points by Virginia.
C.J. Leslie, playing despite being under the weather, led the Wolfpack with 20 points and 14 rebounds. Leslie missed what would have been a tying free throw with 3:20 left. The Wolfpack had a desperation 3-pointer in the final seconds that wouldn't go down. With the win, Virginia takes over second place in the ACC, a half-game ahead of Duke. Miami is undefeated in the conference at 6-and-0, UVa is now 5-and-2.