Early in the season, teams have time to learn and grow. Well, with Selection Sunday little more than a month away, that time has passed. Teams need to have things figured out.
Time to break down why it will go well -- or poorly -- for each of the tourney teams.
Watching Duke beat North Carolina the first time around was no fun for UNC sophomore Ty Lawson. So even though he's nursing hip and ankle injuries now, there's no way he's missing Saturday's game, writes Dana O'Neil.
Mike Krzyzewski purportedly zinged UNC in a postgame interview. Roy Williams shot back. Turns out, Coach K was misquoted. But that hasn't simmered the antagonism on Tobacco Road, writes Dana O'Neil.