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North Carolina’s season ends in NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige, right, shoots against Wisconsin guard Josh Gasser during the second half of a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin won 79-72. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

At times this season, North Carolina looked like a team that could battle with, and even beat, just about anybody.

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Duke, UNC, NC State point guards drive teams into Sweet 16

Duke guard Tyus Jones speaks during a news conference at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 21, 2015.  Duke plays San Diego State in the Round of 32 on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Triangle neighbors Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State are getting top-notch play at the point. It’s a big reason why they’re headed to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 together for the first time in a decade.

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