Assuming nobody changes his mind, however, what this means for Duke and North Carolina is that an already difficult mountain to climb has become even steeper. The ACC, already considered the best conference in the country last year, will be even better when practice begins in October.
Player losses toughen job for Duke, UNC
If he develops the "I'm gonna kick everyone's butt' attitude Carmelo Anthony played with at Syracuse during the 2002-03 season, Marvin Williams could do for Roy Williams' Tar Heels what Anthony did for Jim Boeheim's Orangemen (national champions in Anthony's only season).
Early winners with the draft
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Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt said he would like coaches to be allowed to contact recruits once a month during their junior season to start building relationships early to prevent transfers after athletes enroll.
Hoops coaches to discuss recruiting
Williams said it's important to protect a teenager "who makes a bad decision because he doesn't have the maturity to make decisions himself or doesn't have the background going through the process with his parents."
Keeping NCAA eligibility possible