If fourth-ranked North Carolina is intent on running teams ragged, the Tar Heels ought to have a prime target Thursday night.
Tar Heels' pace should test Rice's stamina
The Burlington Times-News
Standing at 19-1 overall and 4-1 in the conference, UNC coach Roy Williams said his team could use the layoff because Ty Lawson's ankle is ailing and Marcus Ginyard is bothered by a number of nagging injuries.
ACC HOOPS: Time off serves Tar Heels well
The Charlottesville Daily Progress
Before North Carolina is condemned because of its defensive liabilities, it should be noted that the worst two defensive teams to reach the Final Four in the last six years were both coached by Roy Williams.
Defense not only factor in Final Four runs
The Durham Herald-Sun
Duke's Gerald Henderson committed one of the most famous fouls in ACC basketball history last season.
The Foul' adds new twist to Duke-UNC rivalry
The Charlotte Observer