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But "freshman" no longer applies to a 20-year-old who can smash an ACC rookie scoring record set before he was born -- while leading his team back from a double-digit deficit.
Rookie in name only
Raleigh News & Observer

As much as Hansbrough was a defensive priority for opponents before Wednesday, the emphasis on containment now will double. A 20-point game occasionally might slip by without much notice. Not so for 40. Forty makes noise, knocks over things, breaks windows and prompts nightmares.
Young star about to feel heat
Raleigh News & Observer

A 6-foot-9, 235-pound low-post force, Hansbrough understandably has become the focal point of the Tar Heels' offense. He has scored at least 20 points in nine of his first 21 college games.
Nowhere for Hansbrough to hide after record night
Greensboro News & Record

Hansbrough is the eighth UNC player to score 40 points. Michael Jordan never scored 40 at UNC. Neither did James Worthy, Sam Perkins, Antawn Jamison, Vince Carter, Mitch Kupchak nor Larry Miller.
Hansbrough does things old-school way
Winston-Salem Journal

The Tar Heels still have five games remaining as they draw closer to securing an NCAA Tournament bid that seemed more like a possibility than a probability four months ago.
Tar Heels look good heading toward Big Dance
Durham Herald-Sun

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