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North Carolina was seven minutes from the NCAA Final Four and a shot at playing for another national championship. It also was 12 minutes from the end of its season and a bitter, shocking loss that won't fade any time soon.
Tar Heels search for answers after loss
The Winston Salem Journal

Sitting in the corner of the locker room, his eyes puffy and red, Deon Thompson said he had cried Sunday night more than he had ever cried after a loss.
UNC's growing pains
The News and Observer

North Carolina took a 10-point lead on Georgetown with 7:19 left in Sunday's East Regional final before losing 96-84 in overtime. Here is how the final minutes of regulation played out:
Dissecting the Heels' downfall
The News and Observer

The reality of defeat hit North Carolina's men's basketball players hard Sunday night.
For Tar Heels, 'things aren't going to be the same next year'
The News and Observer

North Carolina's not in the Final Four this weekend because of its 96-84 collapse in overtime against Georgetown on Sunday in an East Regional final that proved if you don't put the ball in the basket -- and the other team does -- you're out of here.
A day later, there's still no explanation
The Durham Herald-Sun

Thirty-one wins, an ACC championship and unanimous first-team all conference honors meant very little to Tyler Hansbrough as he sat in the North Carolina locker room Sunday night.
UNC looks for answers after painful end to season
The Fayetteville Observer

The number 23 wormed its way into the North Carolina-Georgetown NCAA game Sunday, but not in an obvious fashion.
Tar Heels abandoned their forte, cut corners
The Charlotte Observer

In the last NCAA tournament game of the weekend, the last spot in the Final Four was claimed by Georgetown, which crawled back from a 10-point deficit with seven minutes to play to win 96-84 in overtime against the stunned Tar Heels.
Drama not over yet for Tar Heels
The Charlotte Observer

With the wounds to his psyche still raw, Marcus Ginyard refused to ponder the question, even before it had been fully asked.
What's next for UNC?
The Greensboro News-Record

Pat Sullivan was sprinting back up the court, rushing to his defensive position with the hope of finding redemption. He knew he had just placed goat horns on his head, missing the second of two free throws that could have iced North Carolina's victory over Michigan in the 1993 NCAA men's basketball title game.
UNC's Sullivan relives the glory of 1993

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