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Saturday September 18th

Men's basketball



Wayne Ellington made seven straight 3-pointers Saturday en route to a 23-point game ? and he says his re-found shooting touch is here to stay.

Ellington's big half powers Tar Heel win

After the third consecutive three-pointer Saturday night a twine-shredding swish from the right corner Wayne Ellington allowed himself a small double hop with some swagger as he ran back on defense.

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Improved defense shooting lead Heels

Things looked dim. The Tar Heels seemed emotionally checked out — surprised that another ACC foe was taking it to them on their home floor. On both ends of the court Miami was outplaying North Carolina staking a 32-23 lead Saturday at the Smith Center. Was this going to be another Boston College?

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UNC senior Danny Green defends against Virginia?s star freshman guard Sylven Landesberg" who ended the night with two points in 27 minutes.

UNC _¶ nds defense in post

CHARLOTTESVILLE Va. — A large part of the North Carolina men's basketball team's early struggles in conference play has been its inability to stop — or even slow down — the other team's star. Against Boston College the Tar Heels allowed guard Tyrese Rice to explode for 25 points. A week later Wake Forest's Jeff Teague blitzed them for 34 more.

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Senior Marcus Ginyard has missed all but three games this season. Coach Roy Williams says his team misses ?the little things? Ginyard brings.

Heels miss Ginyard's play on defense

Wake Forest guard Jeff Teague had his way with the UNC defense Sunday night as he constantly drove to the basket for another two points. And while the quick guard was a key reason for the Tar Heels' 92-89 loss what could be most alarming for North Carolina is that the player capable of shutting down such threats spent the entire evening on the bench in street clothes.

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Wayne Ellington's 16 points led the Tar Heels in scoring, and Danny Green matched that scoring total in his second career start Saturday.

Tar Heels make '08 debut

An impromptu party broke out in the North Carolina locker room following the Tar Heels' 102-62 exhibition win against UNC-Pembroke on Saturday night — loud music shouts and laughter filling even the next room over. Apparently nobody was happier to see the nation's top-ranked basketball team on the court than the team members themselves.

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Sports briefs for October 27

Field HockeyCOLLEGE PARK Md. — The North Carolina field hockey team saw the second-worst loss in UNC history Saturday falling 7-0 to No. 1 Maryland in a conference battle at the Terrapins' Field Hockey &?Lacrosse Complex.

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