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Oklahoma's Blake Griffin walks to do a postgame interview after the 72-60 loss to North Carolina in the Elite Eight game of NCAA Men's Basketball Regional between the University of North Carolina and the University of Oklahoma at the FedEx Forum on Sunday, March 29, 2009, in Memphis, Tenn.  PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN