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Hoyas, Tar Heels both ride what got them here

Georgetown rode Jeff Green. North Carolina used a game-breaking run. Business as usual for both teams, writes Andy Katz

Originally Published: March 23, 2007
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- USC coach Tim Floyd tossed the papers he holds throughout the game to the court, drawing a technical foul with 49 seconds remaining in the Trojans' Sweet 16 game against top-seeded North Carolina.

He might as well have tossed a white flag.

Floyd isn't the type to surrender anything, let alone a basketball game, but on this night the frustration he felt was, in part, due to an 18-0 run the Tar Heels used to steamroll his Trojans and turn a 16-point deficit into ...

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