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Top-ranked North Carolina survived a huge scare Friday and edged Virginia Tech, 79-76, in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals in Atlanta. The tournament's top seed trailed, 26-17, with 6:45 left before halftime, but started its rally when Wayne Ellington's 3-pointer put them up, 63-60, with 11:30 left in the contest. UNC's four-time all-ACC forward Tyler Hansbrough scored six of his game-high 28 points in the final 6:13. Ellington scored 16 with four assists and four rebounds and Deon Thompson...
Tyler Hansbrough touched off a late 10-point run Wednesday and No.
Gerald Henderson scored 21 points, nine in the last 2 minutes, Tuesday to lead No. 7 Duke to an 84-81 win over No. 24 Florida State.
Seventh-ranked Duke used 21 points apiece from Kyle Singler and Gerald Henderson Saturday to post a 72-65 win over Virginia Tech. Jon Scheyer added 16 points for the Blue Devils, (24-5, 10-4 ACC), who have won four in a row and moved within a game of fifth-ranked North Carolina in the battle for the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title.
Tyler Hansbrough set an NCAA free-throw record Saturday in fifth-ranked North Carolina's 104-74 victory over Georgia Tech. Hansbrough, who had 28 points and 10 rebounds, was 8-for-8 from the foul line to give him an NCAA career total of 907 free throws.
A career night from James Johnson Thursday allowed No. 14 Wake Forest to pick up a much-needed, 85-78 victory over North Carolina State. Johnson scored 28 points and grabbed 18 rebounds -- the highest totals he has produced in both categories during his two years with the Demon Deacons.
Gerald Henderson scored 19 points Wednesday and No.
A.D. Vassallo hit two free throws with 12 seconds left Wednesday and Virginia Tech survived a last-second 3-point try to defeat No.
Gerald Henderson and Jon Scheyer combined for 65 points for No. 9 Duke, which nearly lost a 22-point lead Sunday but hung on to top No.
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