4:00 PM ET, March 4, 2007
Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Blood poured from his nose and onto his lip, chin and the court. The latest bruised face of college basketball's nastiest rivalry belongs to North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough."Just a little bump and bruise," teammate Reyshawn Terry said. "Nothing that a little ice can't handle."
|America's two most image-obsessed basketball programs were in image overdrive after a nondescript game -- by Carolina-Duke standards -- turned into a scene from "Scarface" in the final seconds, writes Pat Forde. Story|
North Carolina clinched the top seed in the ACC tournament with an 86-72 victory over Duke. UNC won its conference title as the top seed in 1982, but the Tar Heels have failed to win the ACC tournament in seven appearances as the top seed since then (1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1993, 2001, and 2005). • Read more Elias Says.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-64 (.422)||31-62 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-23 (.304)||2-9 (.222)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-16 (.688)||22-27 (.815)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||24 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|