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IT'S A FACT: THE TAR HEELS ARE NO. 1
David Sabino
April 15, 2009
YOU CAN SCAN THE STATISTICS TILL YOUR FACE TURNS CAROLINA BLUE, BUT THEY ALL ADD UP TO A NATIONAL TITLE
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April 15, 2009

It's A Fact: The Tar Heels Are No. 1

YOU CAN SCAN THE STATISTICS TILL YOUR FACE TURNS CAROLINA BLUE, BUT THEY ALL ADD UP TO A NATIONAL TITLE

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3-Point Goals—Michigan State 7-23 (Suton 3-4, Summers 2-6, Lucious 2-5, Allen 0-7, Lucas 0-1), North Carolina 5-12 (Ellington 3-3, Green 2-3, Lawson 0-3, Hansbrough 0-2, Frasor 0-1).

Fouled Out—MSU (Morgan), UNC (Green).

Total Fouls—Michigan State 28, North Carolina 22.

NORTH CAROLINA BY THE NUMBERS

101 VICTORIES over the past three seasons, the most successful three-season period in the illustrious history of Tar Heels hoops.

124 VICTORIES earned by UNC's four-year senior class of Mike Copeland, Bobby Frasor, Danny Green and Tyler Hansbrough, the most for any such period in the program's history.

123 VICTORIES played in by Danny Green, a school record. Green also holds the record for most games played at UNC (145), surpassing Brendan Haywood's 141.

325 LIFETIME POINTS scored by Tyler Hansbrough in the NCAA tournament, the most by a Tar Heel and the fourth-most in NCAA history.

.723 WINNING PERCENTAGE, alltime, for the Tar Heels in the NCAA tournament—behind only Duke (.746) and UCLA (.742).

3.48 ASSISTS by Ty Lawson for every turnover he committed in 2008-09, setting the Tar Heels' single-season record. Lawson's 230 assists and 66 turnovers bested the previous mark set by Jeff Lebo (2.98) during the 1985-86 campaign.

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