One-on-One with Marcus Paige: How Little Things Hurt the Heels

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One-on-One with Marcus Paige: How Little Things Hurt the Heels
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The case can also be made for basketball as a game of inches, though the distinction is more subtle. The Virginia Cavaliers toughed out a 61-52 home win last night — their first ever over the Tar Heels in John Paul Jones Arena. In a hard-fought game, the difference often came down to position: where on the floor a screen was set, and how possession of that extra inch or two of space changed the flow of the game.

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