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Tar Heels’ Rising Star Is Feeling the Pressure


So far, high expectations have given this season a different feel. "Total opposite," Tyler Hansbrough said. North Carolina has added a number of talented freshmen, particularly Brandan Wright, Alex Stepheson and Deon Thompson. But Hansbrough said preseason publicity added pressure compared with what he experienced in his freshman year. "Ranked second, you have expectations to live up to," he said. "Especially when they pick you out individually." (New York Times)


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