Carrier Classic: No. 1 UNC vs. Michigan State

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North Carolina and Michigan State tip off the first half of the Carrier Classic NCAA college basketball game on the flight deck aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Coronado, Calif.  (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Petty Officer 2nd Class James R. Evans)

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The Tar Heels opened their season by beating the Spartans on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, with President Obama present as fan-in-chief.

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