UNC seniors play final game in Smith Center

Andrew CarterFebruary 29, 2012 

When/where: 7 p.m. today, Smith Center, Chapel Hill

TV/Radio: ESPN/WRDU-106.1, WCHL-1360

Projected starting lineups

Maryland (16-12, 6-8 ACC)

F James Padgett 9.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg

F Ashton Pankey 4.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg

G Sean Mosley 10.4 ppg, 4.8 rpg

G Terrell Stoglin 21.2 ppg, 3.4 rpg

G Nick Faust 8 ppg, 4.0 rpg

North Carolina (25-4, 12-2)

F Harrison Barnes 17.7 ppg, 5.2 rpg

F John Henson 14.0 ppg, 10.4 rpg

F Tyler Zeller 15.7 ppg, 9.3 rpg

G Reggie Bullock 8.3 ppg, 4.8 rpg

G Kendall Marshall 6.9 ppg, 9.7 apg

Player to watch: Tyler Zeller, 7-0, Sr., F

Tonight, Zeller will be playing for the final time at the Smith Center, where UNC will honor him and four other seniors on its Senior Night. As is the custom, the Tar Heels will gather for a pregame ceremony to recognize the seniors. Zeller scored 22 points to help lead UNC to a 83-74 victory at Maryland on Feb. 4, and he was productive despite playing just 22 minutes because of foul trouble.

Observations: UNC sophomore point guard Kendall Marshall needs just four assists to break Ed Cota's single-season school record of 284. ... The Tar Heels will sport a new look tonight. They will be wearing gray uniforms, specially made by Nike as part of the company's "Hyper Elite Platinum" series. second half until UNC increased its defensive intensity.

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