North Carolina coach Roy Williams said Wednesday there is a "huge, huge probability Ty Lawson will not play" in Thursday's NCAA tournament first-round game against Radford because of an injury to Lawson's right big toe.
Quentin Thomas was largely an afterthought at UNC, until the Tar Heels lost their top two point guards. Then he was thrust into duty, and his growing confidence has now given UNC two dependable point guards, writes Heather Dinich.
North Carolina's win over Clemson in the ACC championship solidified the Tar Heels' No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament. It also paved the way to the championship game -- as long as UNC stays on Tobacco Road.
Duke and North Carolina are separated by eight miles, and the Blue Devils sure felt comfortable in the Smith Center on Wednesday. Making 13 3s and winning by 11 points will do that to you, writes Heather Dinich.