Insider Intel: Lawson is X Factor in Hansbrough-Griffin showdown
Free throws, guarding lane are keys for Sooners
Entering Friday night's semifinal in the South, both the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Oklahoma Sooners shared the same statistical shortcoming -- defense. But after outscoring their Sweet 16 opponents by a combined 34 points in Memphis, those red flags have given way to green, as two of the most potent offensive powers in the country prepare for what promises to be a high-octane track meet Sunday.
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