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Frasor to have surgery on torn ACL, miss rest of season

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The knee injury that will sideline
North Carolina junior Bobby Frasor for the rest of the season is
limited to a torn ligament.

Frasor tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the top-ranked Tar
Heels' win over Nevada on Thursday night. The school said tests
performed Friday morning found no additional damage to the knee.

The injury robs North Carolina (12-0) of a versatile veteran who
can play either guard position. Coach Roy Williams said Frasor will
need surgery, which is expected to be performed in the coming
weeks.

Frasor stole the ball twice in the backcourt shortly before the
injury in the second half, helping him earn the team's award for
top defensive player for the fifth time this season.

He averaged 3.0 points before the injury.