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Tyler Hansbrough News & Bio


Name:Tyler Hansbrough
Hometown:Poplar Bluff, MO
High School:Poplar Bluff
Born:November 3, 1985 (34)
Height/Weight:6-9, 250
Position:Forward
Pro Team:Sichuan Blue Whales (China)
Notes:2009 NCAA Basketball Champion, 4x All-American, 2008 National POY, UNC all-time leading scorer, 2005 McDonald's All-American
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Tyler Hansbrough on His Favorite Career Moment
It was freshmen Tyler Hansbrough and Bobby Frasor's shining moment at the free-throw line that cemented UNC's win at Duke on Senior Night. Frasor and...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 11 - 2007-08
The 2008 Tar Heels were awesome at times, including in advancing to the Final Four having won four NCAA tournament games by a total of...

100 in 100: Nash County’s Phil Ford, all-time Tar Heel
Phil Ford was a three-time consensus All-American who won the Wooden Award as the national Player of the Year in 1978. He led UNC to...

North Carolina team ranks as ACC's best since 2000
North Carolina has had some of the best teams in recent memory. That included the No. 1 ACC team over that period, with the Tyler...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 28 - 2006-07
While the core of UNC's 2006-07 team was still two years away from winning a national championship, it took sizable steps in that direction in...

UNC Basketball: 2019-20 Stats in Review - Total Steals
Leaky Black led the Tar Heels with 40 steals last season. This is the fewest steals to lead the team since 2005-06 when North Carolina...

Greatest Games: Confident Kids (UNC-Duke, 2006)
The Tar Heels, fresh off an NCAA title, lost their top seven scorers to graduation or the NBA. They were replaced by capable, but green,...

Chansky’s Notebook: Still The Best
The 2009 championship team with Tyler Hansbrough was one of UNC Basketball's three redemption stories. Before making up for the 2008 loss to Kansas, UNC...

Antawn Jamison is UNC's overlooked legend when it comes to men's basketball
In the last 50 years of UNC basketball, just four players have won national player of the year awards. Michael Jordan, Phil Ford, and Tyler...

Position U: Which college basketball programs produce the best players at each position?
Which college basketball program would be deserving of the title "Point Guard U"? Which schools have had the best sharpshooters? The best scoring big men?...


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