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Insider Intel: Lawson is X Factor in Hansbrough-Griffin showdown

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.