COL BKB: No. Carolina 83, Georgia Tech 82

ATLANTA, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 27 points Wednesday, helping North Carolina barely avoided its first loss of the year in downing Georgia Tech 83-82.

COL BKB: N.Carolina 93, N. Carolina St. 62

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Deon Thompson and Ty Lawson each scored 16 points for unbeaten, top-ranked North Carolina Saturday in a 93-62 romp over North Carolina State.

COL BKB: North Carolina 93, NC-Ashe. 81

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough and Wayne Ellington keyed a second-half surge Wednesday, boosting North Carolina to a 93-81 win over North Carolina-Asheville.

COL BKB: N.C. 90, Clemson 88 (OT)

CLEMSON, S.C., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Wayne Ellington had a career high 36 points and hit a three-pointer as time expired in overtime Sunday to lead No. 1 North Carolina past No. 19 Clemson 90-88.

COL BKB: North Carolina 90, Kent State 61

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 25 points Wednesday and No. 1 North Carolina pulled away in the second half to defeat Kent State 90-61.

COL BKB: North Carolina 90, Valparaiso 58

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 23 points Sunday to lead top-ranked North Carolina to a 90-58 victory over unranked Valparaiso.
COL BKB: North Carolina 106, Nevada 70

COL BKB: North Carolina 106, Nevada 70

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 26 points and Wayne Ellington made five three-pointers Thursday, leading No. 1 North Carolina past Nevada 106-70.

COL BKB: No. Carolina 88, Nicholls St. 78

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough bounced back from a concussion to score 27 points Wednesday, carrying No. 1 North Carolina past Nicholls State 88-78.

COL BKB: North Carolina 93, Rutgers 71

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Ty Lawson scored a career-high 26 points Sunday to help top-ranked North Carolina trounce Rutgers 93-71.

COL BKB: North Carolina 86, Kentucky 77

LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Top-ranked North Carolina got a 20-point boost from reserve Danny Green Saturday in an 86-77 victory over Kentucky.

COL BKB: North Carolina 66, Ohio St. 55

COLUMBIA, Ohio, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- A career-best 23 points from Wayne Ellington Wednesday allowed No. 1 North Carolina to rally in the second half for a 66-55 win over Ohio State.

COL BKB: N.C. 99, Old Dominion 82

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 27 points and Ty Lawson had a career-high 23 Friday night, as No. 1 North Carolina beat Old Dominion 99-82.

COL BKB: North Carolina 110, SC State 64

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough had 26 points and eight rebounds in 20 minutes Tuesday as top-ranked North Carolina easily handled South Carolina State 110-64.

COL BKB: North Carolina 107, Iona 72

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 27 points Sunday night as top-ranked North Carolina routed unranked Iona, 107-72.

COL BKB: North Carolina 72, Davidson 68

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Wayne Ellington hit a key jump shot with 67 seconds remaining Wednesday, helping No. 1 North Carolina fight off Davidson 72-68.
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Tyler Hansbrough
The University of North Carolina Tarheels Tyler Hansbrough (50) scores two points on a dunk against the University of Maryland Terrapins on February 2, 2006 in the second half at the Comcast Center in College Park, MD. North Carolina defeated Maryland 77-62. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Andrew Tyler Hansbrough (born November 3, 1985 in Columbia, Missouri) is an American basketball player for the Indiana Pacers. Hansbrough completed a college basketball career with the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team in 2009, and was drafted into the NBA by the Indiana Pacers with the 13th pick of the 1st round of the 2009 NBA Draft. Hansbrough was a unanimous selection for the 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference All Conference Team, 2006 ACC Freshman of the Year, and 2008 ACC Player of the Year. He is the ACC's all-time leading scorer. In 2008, he won the Wooden Award and was the National Player of the Year. His jersey (number 50) was retired on February 10, 2010 during a Duke-North Carolina rivalry game.

Hansbrough attended Poplar Bluff High School in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and led the Mules to consecutive Missouri state championships. (Missouri State High School Activities Association) Class 5 for the 2003–2004 and 2004–2005 seasons. In 2005, Hansbrough helped Poplar Bluff beat the then undefeated and number one team in the nation, Vashon High School. While in high school he made the Missouri All-State team twice and averaged 28.2 points and 13.4 rebounds per game as a senior. Due to his growing popularity, ESPN featured a high school game on ESPN2 in which Hansbrough's Mules were beaten 56–40 by Greg Oden and his Lawrence North High School team out of Indianapolis, IN. Hansbrough accepted an offer to play basketball for North Carolina, turning down scholarship offers to play at Duke, Florida, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky.

Tyler Hansbrough led the University of North Carolina men's basketball team in scoring with an average of 18.9 points per game. Additionally, Hansbrough was unanimously selected as the 2006 ACC Freshman of the Year and was also a unanimous selection to the 2006 All ACC 1st Team. This marked the first time that a freshman had ever been unanimously given 1st team All-ACC honors. He was second to J. J. Redick in voting for the ACC Player of the Year award. Hansbrough’s best game as a freshman came on February 15, 2006 when he scored 40 points in a home game against Georgia Tech. This mark set the record for most points ever scored by a freshman in a game in ACC history and for the most points scored in the Dean Smith Center (the previous high had been 38 points by Joseph Forte in 2000 vs. Tulsa).

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