Seventy-six games into his career at North Carolina, Danny Green has still yet to crack the Tar Heels' starting lineup. Not even once. That won't change tonight when the top-ranked Tar Heels play at Rutgers. And in many ways that's just fine with Green, who has become quite comfortable as a reserve and has even grown to enjoy the job.
UNC's Green making big impact off the bench
The Fayetteville Observer
A long stretch of road games for North Carolina will end today, for a weary group of players and a very pleased coach.
TRAVELERS: Heels nearing end of road
The Winston-Salem Journal
North Carolina's All-American center Tyler Hansbrough has been one of the ACC's most determined players the last two years. But the Tar Heels' chiseled 6-9, 250-pound junior has some unfinished business before he declares for the NBA draft.
Tyler Hansbrough won't leave college without a national title
The New York Daily News
Members of the North Carolina men's basketball team are basically immune to the hazards of road games.
The top-ranked Tar Heels play their sixth consecutive game away from the Smith Center when they take on Rutgers tonight.
North Carolina road show pulls into Rutgers
The Burlington Times-News
Since it's been 12 days since North Carolina last played a basketball game, it's probably a good time to refresh what we've learned about the top-ranked Tar Heels (8-0) in the first month of the season:
Taking stock of UNC after long break
The Durham Herald-Sun
Trying to call JR Inman? Too bad.
He's making liberal use of his cell phone's caller ID. Anyone looking for last-minute tickets to Rutgers' sold-out game against No. 1 North Carolina tonight (8 o'clock) at the RAC will have to look elsewhere because Inman has bigger problems.
RU DIGS IN ITS HEELS
The Newark Star-Ledger
The freight train rolls through Piscataway tonight and the Rutgers University men's basketball team is desperately trying to rip up the tracks.
North Carolina, the No. 1 team in the country, brings 90 points per game of horsepower to the Louis Brown Athletic Center. For the Scarlet Knights, who usually need two games to score than many, the task is gargantuan.
Rutgers faces gargantuan task
The Asbury Park Press