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APRIL 12, 1993

"Monday night's defeat of Michigan seemed at first blush to be the work not of any sentient hand, but of déjà voodoo. Then again, maybe it wasn't; maybe North Carolina caused Webber's gaffe. Early in the second half, in what seemed to be a meaningless incident, Phelps and Lynch sandwiched Jalen Rose, denying him a simple inbounds pass from teammate Juwan Howard. To avoid a five-second violation, Howard had to burn a timeout—the one Webber will forever wish had been there to call at the end."