Sunday, March 18, 2012

UNC Sweet 16

  • GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Henson proved he was healthy again, grabbing rebounds and blocking shots in his return from a wrist injury that seemed perfectly timed for North Carolinas latest push for the Final Four.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • COLUMBUS, OHIO North Carolina is going to have a little basketball get-together under the Gateway Arch. N.C. State continued its unlikely run through the NCAA tournament as an 11 seed with a 66-63 win over third-seeded Georgetown Sunday.
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  • When you go to the Sweet 16, its supposed to be a lot more fun than this 19 shots and built a 39-24 lead on Barnes 3-pointer with 5 1/2 minutes left. UNC led by eight at half, but Creighton never got closer after the break.
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  • In Sunday's win, which sent UNC to the Sweet 16, he finished with 18 points (on 7-of-8 shooting), 11 assists and four rebounds. [ Recap: North Carolina beats Creighton 87-73] Marshall was hurt midway through the second half.
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  • The injury occurred during Sundays victory over Creighton, which sent UNC to the Sweet 16. Marshall told reporters the injury occurred with 10:56 left in the game when he was fouled.
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  • GREENSBORO (AP) — Kendall Marshall broke a bone in his right wrist during the second half of North Carolina's 87-73 victory over Creighton in the third round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday.
  • (Shelby Star)
  • Syracuse needed a second-half rally to defeat UNC Asheville, 72-65, in an East Region round-of-64 game and avoided becoming the first No. 1 seed to ever lose to a No. 16 seed.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Should North Carolina advance past Creighton, the teams overall talent and ability to score in droves should carry it past either Ohio or USF in the Sweet 16.
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  •    It's time for a little Bracketology.    No, not the kind that Joe Lunardi does on ESPN around this time every year.
  • (Star News Online)
  • He took a team that went 15-16 a year ago into the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005 and only break through for a signature win against Syracuse, Indiana, Vanderbilt, UNC or Duke.
  • (The News & Observer)

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