"I'm not going to buy this stuff about, 'We're a young team,' " he said Saturday after UNC shot 40 percent from the floor, tallied one steal and got outrebounded 43-34. "We've played 12 games before today, and we shouldn't have those kinds of breakdowns. We shouldn't be that way mentally. It was just a bad afternoon: bad coaching, bad playing, bad shooting, bad rebounding, bad defending."
Williams: Heels' youth no excuse
UNC will be on the road this week, a place where it has struggled recently. It will visit Virginia on Thursday and Florida State on Sunday. UNC has a daunting task ahead to shake its problems and get ready for a week of road demands.
A Step Back: Tar Heels eyeing recovery
North Carolina's unexpected early success has overshadowed its weaknesses, which were exposed by Miami on Saturday. North Carolina needs to have consistent perimeter scoring to take some of the load off Tyler Hansbrough, who can't do it all.
Miami exposes Tar Heels