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Strong Second Half Propels No. 1 Tar Heels Past Cavaliers, 79-69

Tyler Hansbrough scored 18 points, freshman Brandan Wright added 16 and the top-ranked Tar Heels overcame a slow start to beat Virginia 79-69 on Wednesday night for their 12th straight victory. North Carolina (15-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) rallied from a nine-point deficit in the first half, outrebounded the smaller Cavaliers 47-34 and improved to 11-0 at the Dean Smith Center. (Tar Heel Blue)

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