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Saturday March 6th

Men's basketball



Woeful 3-point shooting plagues UNC

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams always says teams look a lot better when they’re making shots. But Tuesday night against Wake Forest at the Smith Center, the Tar Heels proved once and for all that looks aren’t everything. UNC shot a hideous 5-for-27 from 3-point range but coasted to a 14-point victory, anyway.

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The University of North Carolina Tar Heels played the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in The Dean E. Smith Center. The Tar Heels won 78-64.

Tar Heels top Wake Forest unconvincingly

Harrison Barnes is starting to make unsympathetic, timely dunks a habit.Similar to his late-game dunk on Clemson’s Milton Jennings, Barnes threw down a decisive slam and drew the foul with five minutes left in No. 19 North Carolina’s 78-64 win against Wake Forest.

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The University of North Carolina Tar Heels played the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, February 12, 2011.

Tar Heels leave Clemson 64-62 winners

CLEMSON, S.C. — After a string of offensively impressive games, North Carolina hit a road block in Clemson. The Tar Heels shot 37.7 percent from the field but still outdid the home team, taking the game 64-62. Harrison Barnes scored 19 points to lead UNC.

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UNC played the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Feb. 9, 2011.

Duke’s second-half run too much for UNC

DURHAM –It had to be coming. Surely the defending national champion Duke Blue Devils wouldn’t allow their heated rivals from down Tobacco Road to come into their house and dominate as thoroughly as North Carolina did in the first half of No.

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UNC, Duke renew greatest sports rivalry

When the No. 20 North Carolina Tar Heels visit No. 5 Duke tonight, they will do so carrying the bitter memories of a 32-point drubbing at Cameron Indoor Stadium a year ago — the lowest point in a season full of embarrassing moments.

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	Roy Williams said losing Larry Drew II is a “huge blow” to the team in the middle of the ACC season. Three Tar Heels have transferred from UNC in the last year.

In 'huge blow,' Larry Drew II leaves UNC

When Roy Williams spoke with Larry Drew Sr. at 9 a.m. Friday morning, there was no changing his mind. The father of point guard Larry Drew II told North Carolina’s basketball coach that his son would no longer be a Tar Heel, giving no indication of where he may transfer.

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NC State tried to put pressure on forward Harrison Barnes.  Barnes persevered and remained relatively unstoppable on Saturday.

UNC basketball travels to Boston College on a hot streak

When North Carolina lost to Boston College 71-67 last season, it was the Tar Heels’ ninth loss in 11 games. This year, UNC travels to Chestnut Hill, Mass., with eight wins in its last nine games. With a set rotation and a mostly healthy roster, the Tar Heels are better equipped to handle the Eagles than a year ago.

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Harrison Barnes with a jump shot to expand Carolina's lead on Saturday.

UNC's Harrison Barnes finds form as season continues

Forgive Harrison Barnes for the last shot of his game against N.C. State. His step-back 3-pointer with 4:58 left in an 84-64 blowout victory was such an egregiously bad shot that he felt the need to apologize to head coach Roy Williams. Then again, he had hit 10 of his previous 15 shots, including the last four, scoring 25 points while sustaining a level of play that had previously only surfaced in short bursts so far in his freshman year.

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