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Blowout gets an unlikely rematch

Much has changed in four months, but images of UNC's 35-point win are tough to forget

Originally Published: April 4, 2009
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Tom Izzo looked helpless. There was really nothing he could do. It was Dec. 3 and North Carolina was making a mockery of this Final Four preview game and test run for this weekend's event.

Izzo had no shot. He didn't have injured Goran Suton, who wasn't even in the building but rather back in East Lansing tending to an injury. Delvon Roe was hardly the player he is today, still coming back from microfracture surgery.

And the Spartans were already bruised a ...

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