My pick for ACC coach of the year, Bunting finally seems to have grabbed some momentum. He has faced tremendously difficult schedules and will again next year.
Caulton Tudor's ACC coach rankings
Raleigh News & Observer
COACH OF THE YEAR: John Bunting, North Carolina. He's the first coach in ACC history to absorb three 30-point losses in a season and still make a bowl game. It was a fun ride from the hot seat to a two-year contract extension.
New ACC, new awards
Greensboro News & Record
North Carolina will battle Southern Cal and weariness on Sunday in its home opener at 7:30 p.m. at the Smith Center. North Carolina, 3-1, returned home Friday around 6 p.m. from Hawaii, where it won the Maui Invitational championship after an early stop in California for its season opener.
Tar Heels, Blue Devils return to action this weekend
2. Rashad McCants, SG, North Carolina. He can score in transition, above the rim, from 3-point range or by posting up.
Too hard to guard