Behind a pair of freshmen and an improving big man, North Carolina weathered an early-season storm and capped off an improbable ACC title with a resounding win over arch-rival Duke.
Tyler Hansbrough, Jay Wright, Tom Izzo and Jim Calhoun all have more on the line in Detroit than simply winning a 2009 NCAA championship.
For once, the rivalry that always lives up to the hype was letting itself down -- and then it roared back to life.
Basketball fans will get the matchup they wanted – No. 1 Illinois vs. No. 2 North Carolina.
No excuses this time, Roy. Your team has all of the weapons to win the title.
Sean May wants to show his teammates his father's Final Four highlights before creating his own.
The postgame celebration spoke volumes about how hard the last few years have been for Carolina.
If contrasting styles make for compelling games, Carolina-Wisconsin should be a thriller.
Just when you thought North Carolina was all glitz and glamour, the Tar Heels showed they can mix it up, too.