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March 06, 2006
March 06, 2006

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March 6, 2006

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TOUGHEST PLACE TOPLAY (TIE)
Duke ... 36%
"It's loud, it's congested, and a lot of people are on top of you. It feelslike the floor is moving--and like you're playing five-on-eight when youinclude the referees."

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Maryland ...36%
"Duke's not really that bad because they've got nerdy fans. Maryland fansknow how to get to you: through your family, your girlfriend, the Facebook, allthat stuff."

BEST SHOOTER
J.J. Redick, DUKE ... 91%
"You know exactly what he's going to do, and you still can't stop him."... "He makes shots when he's open, and he makes shots when he's guarded.He can shoot from anywhere."

BIGGESTTRASH-TALKER
Sean Singletary, VIRGINIA ... 36%
"Dude never stops chattering." ... "There must be something aboutthose Philadelphia guys that causes them to talk junk."

TEAM WITH MOSTRESPECT FOR ITS COACH
Duke ... 73%
"Everybody in the country respects [Mike Krzyzewski]. His playersdefinitely listen to him. When we played them, they were always looking to thebench for instructions." ... "There's not a possession where they don'tget after it."

BIGGEST CRYBABY
J.J. Redick, DUKE ... 36%
"He's a good player, but he expects to get every call." ... "Heworks the refs on everything, and the worst thing is they listen tohim."

STRONGEST PLAYER(TIE)
Shelden Williams, DUKE ... 27%
"He's a bull." ... "He's got a big body, but he's alsoathletic." ... "He's just hard to move off his post position."

Craig Smith,BOSTON COLLEGE ... 27%
"He's got the most chiseled body in the league." ... "You have todouble-team him every time."

BESTDEFENDER
Sean Dockery, DUKE ... 27%
"He's always in your face, and you just can't break him down."

OPPOSING COACHYOU'D MOST LIKE TO PLAY FOR

Roy Williams, UNC... 36%
"He's a winner, and he seems like a player's coach--he gets along with theguys and knows how to have some fun."

OPPOSING COACHYOU'D LEAST LIKE TO PLAY FOR
Herb Sendek, N.C. STATE ... 36%
"It's hard to play against, but I hate his offense." ... "Thatbackdoor stuff just isn't for me."

BEST FUTURE PRO

Tyler Hansbrough, UNC ...36%
"He has great hands, he's strong, and he has a ton of desire." ..."He works so hard, he's everywhere the ball is. Offensively, he's ahorse." ... "He's [remarkably] developed for a freshman."

PHOTOBOB ROSATO (HANSBROUGH) FLYINGSTART
With a team-leading 18.8 scoring average, the 6'9" Hansbrough has shown hehas NBA-caliber skills.
TWO PHOTOSBOB ROSATO (ROY WILLIAMS); AL TIELEMANS (SHELDEN WILLIAMS)