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The University of Connecticut men's basketball team will be without its leading scorer for Sunday's game against second-ranked North Carolina at the Hartford Civic Center
Anderson will miss UNC game
The Middletown Press

The Huskies will need more of this leadership against the Tar Heels, who might be the nation's most talented team despite their loss Wednesday at Duke.
Brown Making Huskies Smile
The Hartford Courant

The Tar Heels, and here there is no argument in Bilas' opinion, "are the most talented team in the country." So what does that mean for No. 14 and defending national champion UConn when it hosts the Heels on Sunday at the Hartford Civic Center?
Huskies still got bite
The New York Post

Although the only irrefutable proof lies in its teams' progress in the NCAA Tournament, the Big East has one more chance in the regular season to state its case as the best college basketball conference in America. The opportunity comes Sunday in Hartford, where the defending national champions from Connecticut host North Carolina, one of three Atlantic Coast Conference schools ranked among the top seven in The Associated Press poll.
Another shot at ACC
New York Newsday

Brother Rice standout Bobby Frasor just can't catch a break. After missing five games because of a strained lower-back muscle, the 6-foot-3-inch North Carolina signee was just rounding back into form when he suffered a high ankle sprain at the end of Monday's practice.
He's top man on top team
The Chicago Tribune

North Carolina fans aren't surprised to learn Tar Heels freshman forward Marvin Williams hails from the playgrounds of Washington. Until they realize he's from the state of Washington.
Recruiters eye scene in Seattle
The Denver Post

1. THE TAR HEELS HAVE TO PLAY WITH MORE POISE l The Heels, who committed 23 turnovers, appeared jittery, especially when they bobbled their chance for a winning shot.
What we learned about UNC
The News and Observer

From the electric atmosphere created by the crowd and the do-or-die defense delivered by both teams, Wednesday night's Duke-North Carolina showdown at Cameron Indoor Stadium had all the trappings of an NCAA Tournament game.
UNC-duke had tourney feel
The Durham Herald-Sun

Larkins leads UNC with 15.5 points per game and leads the ACC in field-goal percentage at 63.5. She and Maryland center Crystal Langhorne have emerged as the ACC's top rookies. At 7 tonight, UNC plays at home against Virginia Tech and the Hokies' talented forward, Erin Gibson.
Larkins an added bonus
The News and Observer

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski referred to Wednesday night's game against North Carolina as befitting the rivalry between the teams. From the North Carolina side, it didn't look nearly as appealing.
Tar Heels make no excuses for loss
The Burlington Times-News


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