DeShields scored 648 points this past season, more than any freshman in ACC history
This richly layered squad of Tar Heel standouts — all undergraduates — is a collection of quick learners coming of age as they head to the Sweet 16 at Stanford University’s Maples Pavilion. Sunday’s (March 30) clash against No. 1 seed South Carolina (ESPN2, 7 p.m. EDT) will be a rematch of a game the Tar Heels won 74-66 earlier this season.
Junior point guard Luke Davis said that North Carolina has been focused on two things heading into Friday’s NCAA Tournament game against Providence – running and rebounding.
Some quick thoughts from Roy Williams on the day after UNC-Duke was postponed for the first time
Here's the AP ballot I sent after the final whistle on the BCS title game
Florida State and Ohio State are undefeated but have played inferior competition. Auburn has three wins against current top 25 teams but lost at No. 12 LSU.
Here’s ODU coach Bobby Wilder and UNC coach Larry Fedora with their thoughts, and then a few of mine.
Duke ran for 358 yards against Miami, finished the game on a 41-13 run and is undefeated (8-0) with QB Anthony Boone.
Alabama reclaims the top spot on my poll after a dominant win over LSU, while FSU drops to 2 and Stanford climbs to No. 3.
After UNC announced that leading scorer P.J. Hairston and senior Leslie McDonald will sit out the season opener against Oakland because of “an ongoing compliance issue,” coach Roy Williams spoke with the media.
Here are some positives and negatives, mostly positives, from UNC’s 27-19 win over N.C. State:
The blowout at Clemson is the single most impressive win of the season so far. Then FSU followed that up by blowing out another Top 10 team last night.