At the All-Star break, SI looks at the front-runners for season awards—and who else is still in the hunt • Five teams to watch in the second half
Memphis is cruising through C-USA, but will it be battle-tested for the NCAA tournament? • Why Kentucky can't shoot straight
PHOTOPhotograph by Bob RosatoTOBACCO ROAD BLOCK Duke guard Lindsey Harding (10) was denied by North Carolina center LaToya Pringle on this shot, but Harding's 16 points helped the top-ranked Blue Devils hold off the No. 2 Tar Heels 64--53 in a battle of unbeatens last Thursday. A sellout crowd of 8,010 at Carmichael Auditorium in Chapel Hill saw Duke, at week's end the last Division I team without a loss, improve to 25--0 and snap a streak of five losses to its archrival. They meet again on Feb. 25 in Durham.
Dallas offensive coordinator Jason Garrett: a novice in name only • Who wants to go to the Pro Bowl? It's not as big an honor as it used to be