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NCAA tournament: North Carolina beats Arkansas, 87-78, to return to Sweet 16
NCAA tournament: North Carolina beats Arkansas, 87-78, to return to Sweet 16

Marcus Paige scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half to help North Carolina beat Arkansas, 87-78, in the NCAA tournament on Saturday and advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in three years. Paige missed seven of eight shots in the first half, including all three from three-point range, and was pretty much a non-factor as the Tar Heels let the Razorbacks keep things close. But the junior guard took over in the second half, scoring 13 of his team's 17 points during a five-minute stretch that helped North Carolina build a double-digit lead. The Tar Heels held on from there, thanks partly to Paige closing things out from the free-throw line and with his ball-handling skills....

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