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North Carolina has become one of the conference's top teams in the last month by winning seven of its past eight games and grabbing five consecutive road wins, but Miller said that there's more to be accomplished in the final week of the regular season.
Tar Heels say they still have unfinished business
The Winston Salem Journal

North Carolina's reserves have yet to come up with a meaningful nickname for themselves this season. But here's a suggestion: The Resuscitators.
Tar Heels have strength in reserves
The News and Observer

Much has been made about how much learning North Carolina's freshmen have done this season. But just as the players have had to adapt to a system new to them, UNC coach Roy Williams has had to discover the best way to communicate with players new to him. He might have solved Marcus Ginyard on Wednesday night.
UNC's Ginyard finds ways to contribute off the bench
The Durham Herald Sun

Coach Roy Williams yelled and screamed at Marcus Ginyard after he committed a bevy of mistakes in last week's game at North Carolina State. So Ginyard, a North Carolina freshman, got mad, too – and took it out on the opponent.
Ginyard is glad Williams rode him hard
The Jacksonville Daily News

Every now and then, Tyler Hansbrough admits he hears the praise. It's nearly impossible for the North Carolina star to avoid the superlatives placed upon him. An all-conference pick? Probably. The national freshman of the year? By a landslide. The best freshman big man in ... forever? That might be a stretch.
Hansbrough helps Tar Heels reload
The Washington Times

This season was supposed to be a reward for the fans who love to beat the men's basketball team at North Carolina. After the four best players from the 2004-05 national champions left for the NBA, the Tar Heels appeared vulnerable and young. It turns out they were merely young. They are 18-6 overall, 9-4 in the ACC, have won seven of their past eight and are favored to beat Maryland in Chapel Hill today.
Tar Heels better than advertised
The Charlotte Observer

Although his team is in a similar position to where it was at this point last season -- teetering on the verge of not making the NCAA tournament -- Maryland senior forward Nik Caner-Medley said yesterday that this time, attitudes are different.
Familiar with script, Terps know their role
The Baltimore Sun

At this point a year ago, the Maryland basketball team's season began to completely unravel. The Terrapins closed a trying regular season with three straight losses and missed the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1993. Facing a similar situation this season, senior Nik Caner-Medley said he is determined not to let his team's chances of salvaging the season spiral in the same manner.
Terrapins Trying to 'Stay Positive'
The Washington Post

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