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Every day of the season has been a learning day at North Carolina, for the players and for Coach Roy Williams
Tar Heels on road
Winston-Salem Journal

"I just want to win no matter what we do, no matter where we go," point guard Larry Drew II said. "The fact that we're 1-4 on the road going into ACC play is a little alarming."
Ginyard provides steadying presence
Durham Herald-Sun

Deon Thompson and Trevor Booker will face off in the lane tonight when 12th-ranked North Carolina takes on No. 24 Clemson. Rest assured, there will likely be a healthy verbal back-and-forth between the two senior forwards. After all, it has already started.
Thompson to play against new friend
Burlington Times-News

Reports of North Carolina's demise have been greatly exaggerated, according to Clemson basketball coach Oliver Purnell.
Heels still kicking
Charleston Post and Courier

That's only been compounded by the Tigers' current 10-game losing streak against UNC, including 2008's 90-88 overtime heartbreaker in Littlejohn Coliseum and the infamous 103-93 double-OT loss in the Dean E. Smith Center that saw Clemson blow an 11-point lead in the final three minutes of regulation.
Stitt, Clemson look to end 10-game skid against UNC
Anderson Independent-Mail

"It'd probably mean more to me than most of the other guys on the team because I grew up in Charlotte and grew up a Carolina fan," Stitt said Tuesday.
Tigers not lacking motivation to beat UNC

If you want to see true brotherly competition, check out UNC's Wear twins in practice. Or playing video games. Or nitpicking at each other between possessions of games, when they're on the floor at the same time.
ACC's band of brothers
Raleigh News & Observer

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