Williams said he was trying not to let his players get caught up in the euphoria surrounding the team. It's a rare college basketball game on television when a broadcaster neglects to say North Carolina is playing as well as any team in the nation.
High-flying Heels grounded?
So, if Williams' third-ranked Tar Heels beat No. 8 Georgia Tech on Wednesday at the Smith Center, the Yellow Jackets can't hope to retaliate until the ACC Tournament, if then.
For some ACC rivals, it's one-and-done
Greensboro News & Record
The basketball schedule isn't so regimented. With 11 teams and 11 zillion permutations, the schedule coughs up different pills for different schools. In deference to expansion, an elaborate vehicle for boosting profit and power, the ACC dynamited its traditional round robin.
Changes: ACC race has new feel this season
The Yellow Jackets were limited to 10 healthy players at Monday's practice. Injuries kept Will Bynum (concussion), Ra'Sean Dickey (knee/hamstring), B.J. Elder (hamstring) and Jeremis Smith (knee) on the sidelines.
Ga. Tech Notes
North Carolina football player Wallace Wright faces three criminal summonses in Wake County, according to court records.
UNC's Wright faces summonses
Raleigh News & Observer