Posted January 20, 2012 on AP on Fox

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 19: J'Covan Brown #50 of the Texas Longhorns dribbles the ball past Dexter Strickland #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at Cowboys Stadium on December 19, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
North Carolina junior Dexter Strickland will miss the rest of the season after tearing his right anterior cruciate ligament in Thursday's win at Virginia Tech. Strickland was hurt when his knee buckled on a drive early in the second half. The school said Friday that Strickland's surgery to repair the injury hasn't been scheduled yet. The 6-foot-3 guard had started every game for the eighth-ranked Tar Heels, averaging about eight points and shooting a team-best 57 percent while thriving in transition. He was the team's top perimeter defender and doubled as the No. 2 ballhandler behind point guard Kendall Marshall.
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