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Just My Type
Dan Patrick
February 09, 2009
The Interview
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February 09, 2009

Just My Type

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The Interview

Tyler Hansbrough
NORTH CAROLINA FORWARD

The All-America college fans love to hate is averaging 22.4 points for the No. 5 Tar Heels

Dan Patrick: Sometimes it seems like college athletes can overstay their welcome. Do you ever think of that?

Tyler Hansbrough: I understand where you're coming from. There were some players I used to watch that I got tired of reading about. But I didn't stay in college for the pub. I stayed in college because I like it and enjoy hanging out with my teammates.

DP: What would be the knock on you in the NBA?

TH: Some things defensively, and improving my shot. But a big part of it is me not being tall enough—which I can't change. I can work on my outside game a little bit.

DP: How tall are you? Not program height, because I know they lie about that.

TH: I'm a solid 6'8". On a good day I can be 6'9".

DP: You played with Barack Obama during the campaign. Give me the scouting report. How would you shut him down?

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