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NCAA Championship a matchup for big men

If you like watching basketball played with big men in the middle, the NCAA Tournament championship game will be a can't-miss event.

Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski, who weighs in at 7-foot-1 and 300 pounds, will go head-to-head on Monday night with North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks, who enters the game at 6-10 and 260 pounds.

"A type of guy kind of like me, going back to the basket more so than facing up or going to the 3-point line," Karnowski said of Meeks, a fellow senior.

Meeks said he "likes playing physical, honestly. I feel like I have to do a really good job of running the court, posting up hard, trying to draw fouls."

Both big men have...

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