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Roy Williams benched his starters less than four minutes into Saturday's game at No. 8 Kentucky, trying to deliver a message. The Tar Heels trailed 10-2 and had committed five turnovers in the first 3:08.
Kentucky hands UNC a bench-clearing loss
The Durham Herald Sun

Pacing up and down the sideline in the second half, searching for someone -- anyone -- on the bench who could successfully play defense, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was as frustrated as he's ever been.
Tar Heels have no defense for loss
The Raleigh News and Observer

But Kentucky guard Gerald Fitch on Saturday shot down No. 9 UNC's potential postgame party by making a 3-pointer that secured No. 8 Kentucky's 61-56 victory.
Kentucky guard nonchalant about key 3
The Raleigh News and Observer

Roy Williams said he might jump out of the plane Saturday on the way home from North Carolina's 61-56 loss to Kentucky at Rupp Arena. In his first season as coach at his alma mater, Williams appeared to have reached a boiling point with the Tar Heels after 15 seasons at Kansas.
Tar Heels wearing on Williams
The Charlotte Observer

On what he called the most frustrating day of his coaching life, Roy Williams wasn't sure how or why his North Carolina basketball team was within striking distance of No. 8 Kentucky in the final minute of Saturday afternoon's showcase game at Rupp Arena.
McCants sits while Heels fall to 'Cats
The Greensboro News and Record

With the cold-blooded calm of a hit man, Gerald Fitch nailed a difficult shot with time running out yesterday afternoon that sent Kentucky to another win and North Carolina to another loss.
Wildcats rally, beat Heels for fourth straight time
The Winston Salem Journal

The activity Daniels needed that poor trash basket for -- one best summed up by combining the words "up" and "chuck" -- was gonna be even more unpleasant than usual ... if conducted in full view of 23,014 witnesses on one of the most hallowed courts in college basketball.
Daniels chucks Heels aside in 2nd half
The Lexington Herald Ledger

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