North Carolina began the last extended break of its season yesterday, eight days of rest and recuperation before its next ACC game.
Tar Heels get a 'break' heading into homestretch
Since the ACC expanded to 11 schools in 2004-05 and then to 12 the following season, only three teams each season failed to win at least seven games in conference regular-season play.
Parity, but not balance
Raleigh News & Observer