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Roy Williams will begin the longest run of consecutive road games in his 20 years of coaching when North Carolina plays in the Las Vegas Classic semifinals tonight.
Tar Heels begin road trip tonight in Vegas Classic
The Winston-Salem Journal

North Carolina players could be forgiven if they took an extra minute during their blowout of South Carolina State on Tuesday to enjoy the friendly chants, familiar rims and expansive locker room of the Smith Center. Because the top-ranked Tar Heels won't be experiencing that home court advantage again for a while.
Six-game away stretch will test the Tar Heels
The News and Observer

Ty Lawson carefully has inspected North Carolina's travel itinerary for this weekend in Las Vegas. "Coach didn't leave us any free time," the swift sophomore point guard said with a tinge of disappointment. "I'm going to try to sneak something in there, though."
Tar Heels wheel and deal with high-stakes early road games
The Burlington Times-News

When the Old Dominion men's basketball team takes on top-ranked North Carolina at 11:55 tonight (Eastern time) in Las Vegas, it won't be the first time.
For Monarchs, taking on No. 1 is nothing new
The Virginia Pilot

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