Menu

Freshmen grow up fast to help Tar Heels survive

Saturday, March 18, 2006

There would be no racing past the Racers. The lead changed hands several times, and the Heels (23-7) didn't push ahead for good until freshman Tyler Hansbrough threw in a short jump-hook from the right baseline, foiling Murray State's zone defense, with 43.2 seconds left. "They understand the competitiveness you have to have," said Williams, who tied Dean Smith's NCAA record with his 17th straight first-round victory. (Greensboro News & Record)

Related: ,

Recent Basketball Articles:
Know Your Opponent: Miami

Willie Cooper's story as UNC's first black basketball player began in Elm City

Tale of the Tape: UNC vs Miami

Spenser Dalton added to North Carolina's varsity basketball roster

North Carolina Tar Heels at Miami Hurricanes game preview

Tar Heels’ basketball fading as ACC, national power?

The Real Problems with North Carolina Basketball

Previewing Miami

Basketball Menu
Basketball News Schedule Roster Recruiting Rankings & Standings Tar Heels in the NBA Jerseys in the Rafters McDonald's All-Americans Final Four Appearances Women's Basketball