UNC Star Breaks Wrist in Game

    ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 11:  Kendall Marshall #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drives against Jeff Peterson #12 of the Florida State Seminoles during the Final Game of the 2012 ACC Men's Basketball Conference Tournament at Philips Arena on March 11, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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    The University of North Carolina made it into the Sweet 16 at the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament Sunday, but Tar Heels point guard Kendall Marshall, one of the nation’s best players, who had 18 points on seven-for-eight shooting with 11 assists last night, broke his right (nonshooting) wrist in a win over Creighton. Marshall’s father confirmed that his son will have surgery to insert a screw Monday, and the sophomore’s status for Friday will depend on the progress. UNC and the other three No. 1 seeds—Kentucky, Michigan State, and Syracuse—are in the Sweet 16.

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