Tar Heels back on top after upsetting Duke

Ignored for much of the season by the press and the polls, UNC reasserted itself Saturday with a classic performance on Senior night at Cameron Indoor, writes Andy Katz.

Updated: March 5, 2006, 2:14 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

DURHAM, N.C. -- Somehow most of us missed it.

The defining storyline of the season will be the race for both the scoring title and national player of the year honors by the left coast's Adam Morrison of Gonzaga and the right coast's J.J. Redick of Duke.

That won't change. But there was a second headline that didn't get enough play.

Saturday night, for really the first time all season, North Carolina took back the top spot in this sport a year after it went ...

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