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"We have big dreams and hopes. Expectations we don't worry about because that's what other people put on you," said North Carolina coach Roy Williams.
Tar Heels start on top
Asheville Citizen-Times

North Carolina junior Marcus Ginyard has seen all the preseason magazines with his roommate, Tyler Hansbrough, gracing nearly every cover. "Everywhere I look," Ginyard said, "there's Tyler staring back at me."
UNC unanimous pick as preseason favorite
Fayetteville Observer

"It doesn't surprise me," UNC junior Marcus Ginyard said, only seeming surprised when asked if the preseason polls were a sign that the Triangle teams were back. "Is it? I don't know," he said. "Did it ever go away? I think that Duke, Carolina and State have always been three great ballclubs."
UNC, Duke, N.C. State, in that order, picked atop the league
Durham Herald-Sun

In two seasons, Hansbrough's numbers are ridiculously impressive. As a freshman, he averaged 18.9 points and 7.8 rebounds, and last season he averaged 18.4 points and 7.9 rebounds and was a unanimous All-ACC pick for the second consecutive season.
Eyes are focused firmly forward for the Tar Heels
Durham Herald-Sun

Big Brother is coming to the ACC this season, and he will train his evil eye on 24 men's and women's basketball coaches to make sure they behave themselves.
ACC tells coaches to behave
Raleigh News & Observer

Regardless of the cause, Prosser's death has made some ACC coaches think long and hard about their health -- and their schedules.
Tragedy prompts change
Raleigh News & Observer

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