North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall said he does not know whether he will be able to play when his top-seeded team plays No. 13 Ohio on Friday in the NCAA Midwest Regional semifinals.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams says his team's "preparation is 100 percent" to play without injured point guard Kendall Marshall.
Ty Lawson scored 17 of his 19 points in the first half, and the top-seeded Tar Heels routed Gonzaga 98-77 in the South Regional on Friday night. They'll play second-seeded Oklahoma on Sunday for a berth in the Final Four.
Coach Roy Williams says reigning national player of the year Tyler Hansbrough is "extremely doubtful" to play in this weekend's season opener for the top-ranked Tar Heels.
North Carolina could be without three of its top five scorers this weekend when it plays host to Virginia Tech.
Tyler Hansbrough scored 27 points and made a crucial block in the closing seconds as the top-ranked Tar Heels held on for an 83-82 victory over stubborn Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.
Point guard Ty Lawson may not be able to play when top-ranked North Carolina plays Ohio State in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
In the second part of a weeklong look at the past decade in college basketball, ESPN.com anoints its top 10 teams from the past 10 years.
West Virginia (17-4), the only unbeaten team in Big East play, climbed one spot from 11th to 10th after beating Notre Dame and Cincinnati last week.