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North Carolina on Friday night played what could be its best competition at the Smith Center this season: itself.
The “White” team, which included consensus National Player of the Year Tyler Hansbrough and freshman forward Tyler Zeller, edged its “Blue” teammates 48-45. The 20-minute “Late Night with Roy Williams” scrimmage capped off an annual preseason event that included skits by both the men’s and women’s basketball teams, jokes, and memories of years past.
“It wasn’t the best of basketball,’’ said senior Danny Green, who led the Blue team with an unofficial 23 points, “but it was fun."