"I hope -- I hope -- that no one makes that decision and tries to go early, because no one on this team is ready for that next level," said May, a second-team All-ACC selection this season.
Heels' May plans to stay in school
Raleigh News & Observer
"Do I love the tournament? No," he said during his pre-tournament news conference. "I don't love the tournament at all. In some ways it's just a huge cocktail party for four or five days."
UNC's Williams: What's the fuss?
The Tar Heels won't be practicing in Greensboro -- the only one of nine league teams to skip the closed-to-the-public workouts. But they will play fourth-seeded Georgia Tech in Friday's second quarterfinal at about 2:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Coaches take different approaches to tournament
As Carolina tries to prepare for the NCAA tournament, Williams said, what is projected to be one of the most competitive ACC tournaments in years can take its toll on the Tar Heels and others.
Tourney can take its toll on injured teams
Said ESPN analyst Brad Daugherty, a former Tar Heels player: "I think Phil Ford should be coaching college basketball. And I think there's some athletics director out there who's going to look like a genius for hiring Phil Ford."
Recovering Ford ready to return to coaching
Greensboro News & Record
UNC is capable of playing brilliantly. It is also capable of incompetence. In some first halves, UNC throttled its opponent. But sometimes, before the first official timeout of the second half, the other team was back in the game or in the lead.
Inconsistent: Tar Heels had their ups and downs
Melvin Scott is fighting through his most trying time of the season at North Carolina. He's trying to find a shooting touch that has been missing for almost three weeks.
Center Luke Schenscher was viewed as a project the first month of the season but averaged 8.7 points and 6.2 rebounds and shot 55 percent from the field.
Pastdue: Yellow Jackets are finally getting a little respect