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North Carolina to the Big Easy or Bust

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North Carolina Tar Heels’ basketball team will once again challenge for a national title. The starting five is stacked to say the least. Duke Blue Devils may have something say about how the Tar Heels will do in the ACC. Other than those two teams, the ACC is not basketball conference it once was.

Harrison Barnes has started to live up to the hype he received out of high school. Fans should expect Barnes have monster sophomore season. Barnes will not be the only player that will play an intricate part to the Tar Heels’ success. Tyler Zeller, John Henson, James McAdoo, and the point guard play of Kendall Marshall will have North Carolina looking to finish in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Four Teams Are Elite Eight Bound, but no No. 1 Ohio State

North Carolina Tar Heels are Elite. Heels reached the Elite Eight in convincing fashion as they imposed their dominance in the first half and did not look back as they crushed Marquette 81-63. Kansas Jayhawks turned any hope of Richmond being fit for the glass slipper into a pumpkin. The Jayhawks defeated Richmond 77-57 to put them in the Elite Eight as the only number 1 seed to make it that far. VCU is Elite Eight bound for the first time in school’s history, and they had to take Florida State to an Overtime period to do it. With a 72-71 victory over Florida State, they continue to make skeptics eat their words as many thought they did not belong in the tournament.

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