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Ty Lawson is still hampered by a sprained right ankle suffered last weekend and might not start or play today for North Carolina in a game at Ohio State in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Lawson's ankle injury may keep him on bench tonight
The Winston Salem Journal

Last year's game against Ohio State in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge marked point guard Bobby Frasor's switch from starter to reserve. Tonight's rematch at the Buckeyes, however, might see the North Carolina junior return from reserve to starter.
Frasor may get his shot
The News and Observer

When practice began last month, the general consensus at North Carolina was that the only thing that could derail the Tar Heels from winning 27 or 28 regular season games and earning a top seed for the NCAA tournament would be an injury to one of its stars.
Lawson questionable with ankle injury
The Fayetteville Observer

North Carolina point guard Ty Lawson is questionable for tonight's game at Ohio State because of an ankle injury. Lawson went through a limited practice Tuesday, but his status for tonight won't be determined until UNC medical officials and coaches see how his ankle responded after the workout.
Heels' Lawson might miss game
The Greensboro News-Record

The coincidence isn't lost on Bobby Frasor. A right foot injury knocked the junior guard out of North Carolina's starting lineup just in time for the Tar Heels' game against Ohio State last season, giving Ty Lawson all the opportunity he needed.
No Ty? Go to Frasor
The Durham Herald-Sun

Bobby Frasor joked that "he walked out of Vegas with my pockets hanging out of my pants." He also might have departed with something he had lost about a year ago: Status as the starting point for top-ranked North Carolina.
Tar Heels' Frasor preps for return to starter status at point
The Burlington Times-News

With the potential of a start at point guard today against Ohio State in the Big 10/ACC Challenge, junior Bobby Frasor will be hoping to fare better than he did with his gambling adventures in Sin City this past weekend.
Tar Heels prepare for first road test
The Daily Tar Heel

Whippet-quick point guard Ty Lawson may not be able to play when top-ranked North Carolina plays Ohio State tonight in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. No matter, Buckeyes coach Thad Matta said. It's not one individual who makes the Tar Heels so good.
Hansbrough worries Ohio St.
The Associated Press

Winston-Salem has turned out plenty of college-basketball players over the years, and sometimes they wind up as teammates.
Ohio State teammates have roots in Forsyth
The Winston-Salem Journal


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