NBA: Philadelphia 111, Minnesota 100

PHILADELPHIA, March 4 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala led Philadelphia with his second triple-double of the season Friday and the 76ers pulled away late to defeat Minnesota 111-100.

NBA: Minnesota 112, Houston 108

HOUSTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Love scored 20 points Tuesday, including 11 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-108 win over Houston.

NBA: Minnesota 129, Cleveland 95

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Kevin Love boosted Minnesota to a huge first half Saturday and the Timberwolves rolled over Cleveland 129-95.

NBA: Memphis 109, Minnesota 89

MEMPHIS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo and Rudy Gay put up a combined 54 points for Memphis Saturday and the Grizzlies notched a team-record 22 steals in a 109-89 win over Minnesota.

NBA: Sacramento 117, Minnesota 116

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Beno Udrih scored the winning points with 7 seconds left Wednesday and Sacramento survived the loss of its top scorer to down Minnesota 117-116.

NBA: Minnesota 91, Miami 88

MIAMI, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Jonny Flynn's layup with 38 seconds left to play was the game winner Tuesday in the Minnesota Timberwolves 91-88 win over Miami.

NBA: Philadelphia 119, Minnesota 97

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala scored 24 points and Elton Brand contributed 21 Tuesday, powering the Philadelphia 76ers' one-sided 119-97 win over Minnesota.

NBA: Indiana 122, Minnesota 111

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Roy Hibbert and Luther Head each scored 21 points Saturday and Indiana held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-111.

49 early entry candidates in NBA draft

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- North Carolina's Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington are among 49 early entry players who are eligible for next week's NBA draft, the league said Tuesday.

Lawson, Ellington leaving UNC for the pros

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 23 (UPI) -- Guards Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington of NCAA national champion North Carolina both said Thursday they will enter the NBA Draft.

COL BKB: North Carolina 89, Mich. St. 72

DETROIT, April 7 (UPI) -- Ty Lawson led North Carolina with 21 points Monday and the Tar Heels beat Michigan State 89-72 to win their fifth NCAA basketball championship.

COL BKB: North Carolina 83, Villanova 69

DETROIT, April 5 (UPI) -- North Carolina beat Villanova 83-69 Saturday in the NCAA semifinals and will meet Michigan State Monday for the national championship.

COL BKB: North Carolina 84, LSU 70

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 21 (UPI) -- North Carolina's Ty Lawson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half Saturday to lead the Tar Heels to an 84-70 win over LSU in the NCAA South.

Tar Heels, Blue Devils survive in ACC

ATLANTA, March 14 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough saved No. 1 North Carolina from elimination in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals Friday and Duke barely survived as well.

COL BKB: Maryland 88, N. Carolina 85 (OT)

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Greivis Vasquez had 35 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists Saturday to lead Maryland to an 88-85 overtime win over third-ranked North Carolina.

COL BKB: N. Carolina, 89, N.C. State 80

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 27 points Wednesday and touched off a second-half run that paced No. 3 North Carolina to an 89-80 win over North Carolina State.

COL BKB: North Carolina 76, Virginia 61

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough and Wayne Ellington combined for 35 points and 19 rebounds Saturday to power fourth-ranked North Carolina to a 76-61 victory over Virginia.

COL BKB: North Carolina 108, Maryland 91

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Wayne Ellington scored 34 points and had seven of North Carolina's 16 three-pointers Tuesday in the No. 4 Tar Heels' 108-91 win over Maryland.

COL BKB: North Carolina 94, Clemson 70

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Wayne Ellington kicked off a run to open the second half Wednesday and No. 6 North Carolina went on to blast ninth-ranked Clemson 94-70.

COL BKB: N. Carolina 82, Miami (Fla.) 65

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough had 24 points and Wayne Ellington scored 23 -- all in the second half -- in No. 6 North Carolina's 82-65 win over Miami-Florida Saturday night.

COL BKB: North Carolina 83, Virginia 61

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 28 points and claimed 12 rebounds Thursday to power No. 6 North Carolina past Virginia 83-61.

COL BKB: Wake Forest 92, North Carolina 89

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Jeff Teague had 34 points, including five free throws in the final minute Sunday, and No. 4 Wake Forest held off No. 3 North Carolina 92-89.

COL BKB: North Carolina 84, Nevada 61

RENO, Nev., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough scored 22 points Wednesday and No. 1 North Carolina broke the game open late in the first half on its way to an 84-61 win over Nevada.

COL BKB: North Carolina 85, Valparaiso 63

CHICAGO, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough's 25 points and five rebounds Saturday keyed top-ranked North Carolina's 85-63 rout of Valparaiso.

COL BKB: North Carolina 98, Mich. State 63

DETROIT, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A 25-point, 11-rebound effort from Tyler Hansbrough Wednesday sent No. 1 North Carolina storming past 12th-rated Michigan State 98-63.
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