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College hoops hits the deck aboard the USS Carl Vinson

A photographic look at Friday's NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic between the Michigan State Spartans and the North Carolina Tar Heels aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.

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North Carolina Tar Heels forward Harrison Barnes (40) stretches prior to a game against Michigan State Spartans during the Carrier Classic on board USS Carl Vinson. Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama speak to the crowd before the start of the NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic between the Michigan State Spartans and the North Carolina Tar Heels aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Former Michigan State Spartans player Magic Johnson talks with Navy officials prior to the game game against North Carolina Tar Heels during at the Carrier Classic on board USS Carl Vinson. Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

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sketball hall-of-famer and North Carolina Tar Heels alum James Worthy signs autographs and talks with members of the media before the Tar Heels take on the Michigan State Spartans in the NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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The North Carolina Tar Heels run out to the court before taking on the Michigan State Spartans during the NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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North Carolina plays Michigan State in the first half of the Carrier Classic NCAA college basketball game on the flight deck aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Coronado, Calif. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Michigan State Spartans warm up before their game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at the NCAA Carrier Classic men's college basketball game on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in Coronado, California November 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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Tyler Zeller #44 of the North Carolina Tar Heels looks to shoot over Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans in the first half during the NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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John Henson #31 of the North Carolina Tar Heels goes up for a dunk in the first half ahead of Draymond Green #10 of the Michigan State Spartans during the NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harry How/Getty Images

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U.S. sailors salute during the retiring of the colors onboard the USS Carl Vinson during the NCAA Carrier Classic men's college basketball game between Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels in Coronado, California November 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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