North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) keeps the ball from Florida Gulf Coast's Marc Eddy Norelia (25) and Zach Johnson (5) during the second half in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., on March 17, 2016. North Carolina advanced, 83-67.
North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) keeps the ball from Florida Gulf Coast's Marc Eddy Norelia (25) and Zach Johnson (5) during the second half in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., on March 17, 2016. North Carolina advanced, 83-67. Ethan Hyman TNS
North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) keeps the ball from Florida Gulf Coast's Marc Eddy Norelia (25) and Zach Johnson (5) during the second half in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., on March 17, 2016. North Carolina advanced, 83-67. Ethan Hyman TNS

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