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…North Carolina…Yes, picking a UNC-Kentucky final is hardly going out on a limb, but this call is not made with total conviction. As mentioned above, both sides have legitimate issues that could come prove haunting. They also have the overwhelming talent to offset said holes and there is the difference in the ever-flattening world of college basketball. When the Tar Heels face the Wildcats in the national championship game, there will be more future pros on the court then an NBA game between the Bobcats and Hornets. Bottom line, if UNC shows up, not sure anyone – even Kentucky – can stop them. The Kendall Marshall-Marcus Teague matchup leans heavily the Tar Heels way and Barnes will knock down shots with relentless precision in his final collegiate games before turning pro… North Carolina 78 Kentucky 74, Harrison Barnes named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.