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Sports Photographer of the YearEthan Hyman, News & ObserverN.C. State's Mark Gottfried talks with N.C. State's C.J. Leslie during the second half of N.C. State's 78-57 victory over Boston College in the first round of the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA.

Sports Photographer of the Year 

Ethan Hyman, News & Observer 

N.C. State's Mark Gottfried talks with N.C. State's C.J. Leslie during the second half of N.C. State's 78-57 victory over Boston College in the first round of the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA.