Hansbrough, Lawson, Thabeet Highlight Wooden Award Finalists

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - North Carolina teammates Tyler Hansbrough and
Ty Lawson, along with Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet, are among 11
players named to the John R. Wooden Award All American team.

Hansbrough and Lawson will lead the Tar Heels against Villanova in Saturday's national championship semifinals. Thabeet and the Huskies play Michigan State in the other semifinal in Detroit.

Because of a tie for 10th place in the voting, the team announced Monday includes 11 players. The others are DeJuan Blair of Pittsburgh, Stephen Curry of Davidson, Blake Griffin of Oklahoma, Luke Harangody of Notre Dame, James Harden of Arizona State, Gerald Henderson of Duke, Terrence Williams of Louisville and Sam Young of Pittsburgh.

The top vote-getters and finalists for the Wooden Award will be
announced April 6.