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SHOW OF HANSBROUGH
Forward Tyler Hansbrough fought through the Duke defense to score 28 points, but it wasn't enough to carry North Carolina to victory on Feb. 6 in Chapel Hill. The second-ranked Blue Devils beat the then No. 3 Tar Heels 89--78, ending a three-game losing streak in the rivalry.
Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier