The Summer Buzz series checks in on Krzyzewskiville, where the Blue Devils seem to have solved their backcourt shortage and put themselves in position to have another big year.
North Carolina, like a host of recent champions, built its title team when a bunch of NBA prospects decided to return for another run. Who could repeat that feat next season?
Each team's preparation and approach will be on full display in the first five minutes of Sweet 16 games. Here are the key factors to watch in the East and West.
Both the Devils and the Deacons are among D-1's defensive leaders, but they do it in very different ways.