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Tyler Hansbrough hugs Phil Ford after breaking his career scoring record.

Tyler Hansbrough hugs Phil Ford after breaking his career scoring record. (Photo courtesy TarHeelBlue.com’s photo gallery with photos by Jim Bounds and Jeffrey A. Camarati.)

Phil Ford ’78 passed the UNC all-time career scoring record on to Tyler Hansbrough during a break in the Evansville game. Hansbrough’s 20-point performance gave him 2,302 career points. 

Tyler Hansbrough Statistics

Through the record-breaking Evansville game

  • 2,302 points in 114 career games
  • 1,953 points in 96 wins (20.3 per win) and 349 points in 18 losses (19.4 per loss)
  • 1,095 points at the Smith Center in 52 games (21.1 per game)
  • Double figures in 108 of 114 games, including each of the last 46 games (last time in single figures was a 5-point game against Southern California in the 2007 NCAA Tournament)
  • 750 two-point field goals, five three-point field goals and 787 free throws
  • Eighth in NCAA history in free throws made (No. 1 in UNC and ACC history)
  • 20 or more points 61 times (a UNC record)
  • 25 or more points 30 times
  • 30 or more points six times
  • 40 or more points once (40 vs. Georgia Tech in 2006)
  • 20 or more points against 42 of the 54 teams (all 11 ACC and 31 of the 43 non-conference teams)
  • 17.0 scoring average in eight ACC Tournament games with a high of 26 vs. Virginia Tech in 2008
  • 20.0 scoring average in 11 NCAA Tournament games with a high of 33 against Michigan State in 2007
  • 20 or more points in six of 11 NCAA Tournament games

Most Points in a Game (all wins)

40 vs. Georgia Tech, 2006
39 vs. Clemson, 2008
35 at Miami, 2008
34 vs. Notre Dame, 2008
33 vs. Michigan State, 2007
32 vs. N.C. State, 2008

Hansbrough Still Chasing These Two…

Rebounding
Sam Perkins ’84 – 1,167
George Lynch ’93 – 1,097
Billy Cunningham ’65 – 1,062
Antawn Jamison ’99 – 1,027
Mitch Kupchak ’76 – 1,006
Brad Daugherty ’86 – 1,003
Tyler Hansbrough – 988

Field Goals Made
Phil Ford ’78 – 865
Al Wood ’81 – 825
Charlie Scott ’70 – 805
Antawn Jamison ’99 – 787
Sam Perkins ’84 – 786
Larry Miller ’68 – 765
Brad Daugherty ’86 – 760
Tyler Hansbrough – 755


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