With an aching left hip the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, North Carolina senior Jawad Williams wasn't able to give his team the physical lift he had hoped to provide.
Jawad Williams wants to give Tar Heels a lift
Raleigh News & Observer
Villanova forward Curtis Sumpter's weekend knee injury only heightened North Carolina coach Roy Williams' concerns about Friday night's NCAA tournament regional semifinal in Syracuse, N.Y.
Absence could make Villanova play harder
Villanova has a right to believe in itself, after two NCAA Tournament victories and a landmark win at midseason over then-undefeated Kansas.
Tar Heels wary of wounded Wildcats
Villanova will be without its best player on Friday when the NCAA Tournament resumes, but no one at North Carolina expects an easier game in the Syracuse Regional semifinals.
Wary: Heels expect hurt Wildcats to be fired up
Coach Roy Williams vows not to let details get in the way of a good postseason run for North Carolina's men's basketball team.
Tar Heels still keeping it simple
Few freshmen have made a bigger difference at Chapel Hill, and players say they're better off for having been his teammate.
North Carolina Hopes to Hang On to Williams
Williams is a 6-9, 230-pound pound forward who comes off the bench. But that is like saying Salvador Dali painted.
Bleeding Carolina Blue like Dean
Life after Curtis Sumpter's season-ending knee injury officially got under way at Villanova Tuesday afternoon.
Villanova moving on
Norristown Times Herald