Ncaa Tournament

Washington Regional

March 18, 2006


Folarin Campbell, George Mason -- The sophomore swingman from Silver Spring scored 21 points and made all eight of his field-goal attempts.

Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina -- The freshman forward led the Tar Heels with 24 points in his 14th 20-point game - a North Carolina freshman record.

Maurice Ager, Michigan State -- The senior guard scored 10 consecutive points and 13 of 15 to lead the Spartans back to a 52-51 lead with 6:41 left in the game.


George Mason -- Winless in their previous NCAA trips in 1989, 1999 and 2001, the Patriots led most of the game and upset Michigan State despite playing without their top defender, Tony Skinn.

Bobby Perry, Kentucky --The junior forward, who entered the game averaging 6.2 points per game, scored a career-high 25, including 19 in the second half.


Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun -- "The entire country was watching history being made. Thank God history wasn't made."

North Carolina coach Roy Williams, on Tyler Hansbrough -- "If he was any better looking, I'd want to kiss him after every game. I've never seen a freshman more focused."

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