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But overcoming the likes of Tyler Hansbrough, the national collegiate player of the year, proved difficult for the 46-year-old presidential hopeful.
With more than a dozen members of the national press corps and several local TV crews watching on the sidelines, Obama took on the tough center, but missed to a resounding “ooh.”
“I thought I had one over the national player of the year,” the candidate said.
Obama kept up with the run-and-gun pace for at least five minutes before benching himself. When he got back in the game, Coach Roy Williams called a play.
“You’ve got the future president of the United States wide open,” Williams told his players.