Wednesday's UNC Links

Wednesday's links from around the 'net.

Carolina Basketball


Before his first season at UNC, Coach Roy Williams stressed patience, aiming the message at fans and pollsters who saw the Tar Heels as immediate Top 10 material.
UNC's task: Stay cool
The Durham Herald Sun


Before most games, North Carolina center Sean May can be found warming up on the court early, an Apple iPod II plugged into one ear. The sophomore said the mix of music -- which always includes a Michael Jackson tune or two -- helps him drown out the doubters in the crowd.
May frustrated by his struggles
The Raleigh News and Observer


As UNC and N.C. State face off in their longtime ACC rivalry, we take a look at the key numbers leading into the game.
Looking at the numbers
The Raleigh News and Observer

Contrasting styles will crash head on today and lead to a battle of basketball wills when N.C. State and North Carolina play each other for the first time this season.
Pack, Heels ready to roll
The Winston Salem Journal


First-year coach Matt Doherty's Tar Heels defeated all three of their in-state ACC foes that month. On Feb. 1, they dealt a Duke team that would win the NCAA championship one of only four losses, 85-83 at Cameron Indoor Stadium no less. On Feb. 6, UNC downed Wake Forest 80-74 at Joel Coliseum. Then, on Feb. 28, the Heels posted a 76-63 home-court win over N.C. State.
Big Four, bigger problems during UNC cold spell
The Greensboro News and Record



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