Last season's North Carolina squad was not as deep, not as fast and certainly not as heralded. "But I do believe that last year's team would beat this year's team at this point in the season," sophomore Marcus Ginyard said today. "I think that the attitude, the drive the competitiveness was on another level last year. And that's the thing that disappoints me, personally, the most."
Ginyard: "It's a now or never thing"
The News and Observer
During the preseason, hypotheticals centered on how the 2006-07 North Carolina men's basketball team would fare against UNC's NCAA championship team of 2004-05.
UNC on fantasy island
The Durham Herald-Sun
If you see smoke rise from the scorers' table Thursday night in Alexander Memorial Coliseum, don't call the fire department.
Dial technical support, and find a scorer. The folks tracking player substitutions in the North Carolina-Georgia Tech game may fry fingers and keyboards.
Hewitt's rapid rotations gather pace
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
For much of the past half-century, the ACC basketball landscape usually took on a familiar appearance when March arrived, with games between North Carolina schools determining which team from that state would win the regular season title. While perhaps only temporary, this season has marked a power shift in what has long been a Carolina-dominated conference.
ACC's Power Shift
The Washington Post