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Tar Heels Wear Down Jackets
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North Carolina headed down to Atlanta for a business trip to Georgia Tech Tuesday night and did what it had to do, claiming a 70-58 victory that was vital in UNC's ever-increasing hopes of reaching the NCAA Tournament. UNC, which improved to 18-8 overall and 8-5 in ACC play with the win, didn't shoot particularly well on the whole, making just 30 percent of its three-pointers (six-of-20) and less than 40 percent on all shots, but the Tar Heel defense perplexed the Yellow Jackets and kept them off-rhythm and on the run much of the evening.

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