UNC Cruises to Title Game

By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 4, 2009 10:51 PM CDT
UNC Cruises to Title Game
Villanova's Corey Fisher, right, tries to steal the ball from North Carolina's Ty Lawson.    (Paul Sancya)

In a classic case of men vs. boys, North Carolina never gave Villanova much chance to breathe, let alone whip up a fresh dose of Final Four magic. Ty Lawson scored 22 points, Wayne Ellington had 20 more, and the Tar Heels eased to an 83-69 win tonight over the plucky but overmatched Wildcats. UNC will play Michigan State for the title Monday night. (More North Carolina Tar Heels stories.)

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