UNC pulls out overtime victory

Updated: March 23, 2012, 10:44 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

North Carolina knew it was not going to be easy to beat Ohio University on Friday night.

The Tar Heels were without point guard Kendall Marshall, the one player they could not afford to lose to injury. The Bobcats were hungry and dangerous despite being a 13 seed. Since seeding began, no 13 seed made it to the Elite Eight.

That streak stayed intact, but barely. The Tar Heels led by as many as 15 points, but had to work overtime to survive and advance. John Groce's Ohio team ...

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