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Latest 2008–09 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season Stories

2009-03-24 18:55:24

ACC Player of the Year Ty Lawson said Tuesday he plans to play Friday in North Carolina's NCAA South Region semifinal against Gonzaga. Lawson missed three games with a sprained big toe on his right foot. That included the Tar Heels' first-round NCAA Tournament victory over Radford last Thursday.

2009-03-21 19:16:35

North Carolina's Ty Lawson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half Saturday to lead the Tar Heels to an 84-70 win over LSU in the NCAA South. The point guard, who missed North Carolina's previous three games due to a sprained big toe on his right foot, also had six assists for the Tar Heels (30-4). Wayne

2009-03-19 17:30:29

Tyler Hansbrough scored 22 points Thursday and became the ACC's all-time scoring leader when North Carolina trounced Radford 101-58. The contest at the Greensboro Coliseum was a first-round matchup in the NCAA Tournament's South Region. The winners raced away from a 13-11 advantage to lead, 53-34, at the half, and held a double-digit advantage the entire second half. Hansbrough's 2,789 career points surpassed the 2,769 scored by Duke's J.J.

2009-03-15 15:27:23

Jon Scheyer's game-high 29 points Sunday led eighth-ranked Duke to a 79-69 win over No.

2009-03-14 15:18:17

Toney Douglas scored a game-high 27 points Saturday, fueling Florida State's 73-70 upset of No.

2009-03-13 16:25:31

Derwin Kinchen scored the last three points Friday to help No.

2009-03-13 13:41:46

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...

2009-03-12 17:08:43

A 14-0 second half spurt Thursday helped Virginia Tech down Miami-Florida, 65-47, in a first-round ACC Tournament contest at Atlanta. After leading by just 28-24 at the break, the run swelled Tech's lead to 57-37 on J.T.

2009-03-12 16:07:02

A 14-0 second half spurt Thursday helped Virginia Tech down Miami-Florida, 65-47, in a first-round ACC Tournament contest at Atlanta. After leading by just 28-24 at the break, the run swelled Tech's lead to 57-37 on J.T.

2009-03-08 20:38:07

James Johnson had 21 points to lead five players in double figures Sunday when 10th-ranked Wake Forest rallied for a 96-88 ACC win over No.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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