DURHAM, N.C. - Danny Green had 18 points and top-ranked
North Carolina scored the final 10 points of its 76-68 victory over
No. 6 Duke on Saturday night to give the Tar Heels the Atlantic
Coast Conference regular-season title.
Tyler Hansbrough finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds in his
third straight victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium, and Wayne
Ellington also scored 16 for the Tar Heels (29-2, 14-2).
North Carolina blew an early double-figure lead and briefly
trailed before closing strong, holding the Blue Devils (26-4, 13-3)
scoreless for the final 5½ minutes to claim its eighth straight
victory and the top seed in the ACC tournament in Charlotte - and
maybe the inside track for the No. 1 seed in the Charlotte-based