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Orange rise, Tar Heels take a dive

Originally Published: January 17, 2012
By Jason King | ESPN.com

Along with shocking and humiliating, we may someday have another adjective to describe North Carolina's 33-point loss to Florida State on Saturday.

Historic.

The Tar Heels entered the season as the overwhelming favorite to win the 2012 NCAA title. Since the tournament expanded in 1979, however, no team has ever suffered a defeat as lopsided as North Carolina's beatdown in Tallahassee on Saturday and gone on to win a national championship.

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