P.J. Hairston scored 23 points, James Michael McAdoo added 17 and North Carolina unleashed a flurry of 3-pointers to subdue gritty Villanova 78-71 in the NCAA tournament Friday night, giving coach Roy Williams his 700th career victory. The never-say-die Wildcats (20-14) erased a 20-point defici Full story
Villanova students Sean Hudgins, Lauren Colegrove and Danielle McMonagle had just arrived at the Vatican to begin their two-month internships when Pope Benedict announced he would be stepping down. They talk with TODAY’s Matt Lauer about “watching history unfold.”
North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston celebrates after making a basket during the second half of a second-round game against Villanova in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo.
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals reacts as he coaches in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the quaterfinals of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 14, 2013 in New York City.
Notre Dame's Jerian Grant, left, and Eric Atkins, right, work together to steal the ball from Villanova's Tony Chennault during an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Robert Franklin)