Tyler Hansbrough returns as Heels win


The wait is over. , the reigning national college basketball player of the year, made his 2008-09 debut Friday night as top-ranked North Carolina defeated UC Santa Barbara 84-67. Hansbrough, who scored 13 points, missed the first two games of the season while nursing a stress reaction in his right shin. led six players in double figures with 19 points for the Tar Heels (3-0). (Raleigh News & Observer)

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