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Tar Heels Trample Spartans to Take Title

(Newser) - Now Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington, and Danny Green can head to the NBA feeling good about their decision to return to school. The upperclassmen led North Carolina to its fifth national championship with an 89-72 blowout of Michigan State tonight in Detroit, reports the AP. "We've been... More »

Hansbrough Wins Wooden Award

North Carolina junior sweeps MVP awards; Parker takes women's honor

(Newser) - He already earned an armful, but Tyler Hansbrough took one last bit of brass Friday night. The North Carolina junior won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's top player, giving him essentially a sweep of the season's individual honors, including The Associated Press college basketball player of the... More »

UNC Punches San Antonio Ticket

Hansbrough's 28 point helps Tar Heels into Final Four

(Newser) - North Carolina reached its second Final Four in four years with an 83-73 win over Louisville last night, reports the Raleigh News & Observer. The Tar Heels, who blew an 11-point lead to lose to Georgetown in last season's Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, had flashbacks in the second... More »

Washington St. No Match for Mighty Tar Heels

No. 1 North Carolina wins by 21 points to reach Final Eight

(Newser) - North Carolina averaged 110 points in its first two games of the NCAA tournament but was held to a mere 68 tonight against Washington State. Didn't matter. The Tar Heels still managed to dominate and come away with a 68-47 win to advance to the Final Eight. The 21-point spread... More »

UNC Makes It Look Easy —Again

Tar Heels down Arkansas Razorbacks to advance in NCAAs

(Newser) - There’s little question why North Carolina was ranked the No. 1 seed overall in the NCAA tournament:  in their first two games they’ve outscored their opponents 221-150, looking more like an NBA team than a college one. Today’s victim was 9th-seeded Arkansas, which lost to the... More »

Mount St. Mary's Gets Tarred and Feathered

North Carolina crushes Mountaineers

(Newser) - North Carolina ran all over play-in team Mount St. Mary’s last night, running up an NBA-level 113-74 margin in only 40 college minutes. The Tar Heels had 14 players score during the game, giving the Mountaineers little chance against the nation’s  No. 1-ranked team. Tyler Hansbrough and Ty... More »

No. 1 Tar Heels Clip Seminoles

Elsewhere, Duke defeats Georgia Tech while Texas outlasts Oklahoma State

(Newser) - All-American Tyler Hansbrough scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half as North Carolina sent Florida State packing, 82-70, in the ACC quarterfinals. The Tar Heels got back to their game in the second half: working inside, drawing contact and attempting 21 free throws, reports the Charlotte Observer.... More »

UNC Ousts Duke for ACC Title

Tar Heels score games final 10 points to beat Blue Devils

(Newser) - No. 6 Duke has lost only once at Cameron Indoor Stadium this season, but it is one loss too many as far as the ACC title goes. Top-ranked North Carolina got 16 points and 15 rebounds from Tyler Hansbrough en route to beating their bitter rival Blue Devils 76-68 last... More »

Back at No. 1, UNC Routs Florida State

Tar Heels set to meet No. 6 Duke on Saturday for ACC season title

(Newser) - The University of North Carolina celebrated its return to the top of the national rankings by drubbing Florida State 90-77. Tyler Hansbrough shot 10-of-11 from the line, scored 20 points, and grabbed 9 rebounds as No.1 UNC cruised to victory. The win ensures that the Tar Heels’ Saturday meeting... More »

Rice's 46 Points Not Enough to Beat Tar Heels

No. 14 Butler blows out Detroit, Purdue moves into tie atop Big Ten

(Newser) - Tyrese Rice and Boston College must be trying to figure out what it takes to beat No. 3 North Carolina. Rice scored 46 points and the Eagles led by 18 at home in the second half, only to lose the ACC game 90-80 today, reports the Associated Press. Tyler Hansbrough... More »

Wake Forest No Match for UNC

Tar Heels roll over Demon Deacons, 89-73

(Newser) - Wake Forest was the latest to fall victim to Tyler Hansbrough and the No. 3 ranked Tar Heels, as UNC rolled over the Demon Deacons tonight, 89-73. The junior scored 29 points and remains a strong contender for National Player of the Year honors. Wayne Ellington and Danny Green added... More »

No. 3 North Carolina Bests NC State 84-70

Michigan St. routs PSU 86-49, Marquette tops St. John's 73-64

(Newser) - Tyler Hansbrough’s 32 points and 12 rebounds led No. 3 North Carolina past in-state rival North Carolina State 84-70. The Tar Heels had a 31-7 run that spanned the two halves; the Wolfpack was never close after that stretch. Wayne Ellington contributed 21 points for the 25-2 Heels. Gavin... More »

UNC Emerges From 2-OT Epic

Clemson puts up a fierce fight, but still drops 53rd straight at Chapel Hill

(Newser) - At times, it looked like Clemson might finally record a victory at Chapel Hill after 53 losses—the Tigers forced turnovers and dominated the rebounding, leading by 11 points with three minutes remaining. But even without Ty Lawson, North Carolina managed to battle back to a tie, and after two... More »

Devils Too Much For Heels

Paulus, Duke drain 3's to best bitter rival North Carolina

(Newser) - Greg Paulus scored 18 points as the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils beat the shorthanded No. 3 Tar Heels 89-78. North Carolina was playing without their starting point guard Ty Lawson, who sprained his ankle against Florida State on Sunday. Duke buried 13 3-pointers, compared to UNC’s three, and... More »

Tar Heels Stave Off 'Noles in OT

Hansbrough has 22 points, 21 boards in No. 4 UNC's 84-73 win

(Newser) - After the Seminoles' Ryan Reid forced overtime with his first career three-pointer, Tyler Hansbrough and No. 4 North Carolina put away pesky Florida State, outscoring them 17-6 after regulation to win 84-73. Hansbrough's 21 rebounds were a career high, but he also failed to hit from the field in the... More »

Tar Heels Survive Scare in OT

Ellington's trey with 0.4 seconds left clinches it, 90-88

(Newser) - College basketball's No. 1 ranked UNC was handed its biggest challenge yet by feisty No. 19 Clemson, who took the Tar Heels to overtime before Wayne Ellington won the game, 90-88, on a last-second, almost-stolen three-pointer. Ellington finished with a career-high 36 points for the Tar Heels, who remained perfect... More »

No. 1 UNC Eeks Out W in Opener

Davidson gives Tar Heels major scare

(Newser) - No. 1 North Carolina narrowly avoided joining the ranks of powerhouse programs upset by small schools, with a 72-68 win over Davidson. Wayne Ellington led the Tar Heels with 20 points and several key plays down the stretch to secure the victory. Stephen Curry paced with Wildcats with 24 but... More »

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