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This season, however, reserves Marvin Williams, Melvin Scott, David Noel and Quentin Thomas have taken to calling themselves "The Four Horsemen." Their play has allowed UNC's starters to rest more and coach Roy Williams to sustain his racehorse style of play for 40 minutes per night.
Heels have the 'horses'
Raleigh News & Observer

Last year, UNC's foes made 44.4 percent of their shots, including 35.2 percent from beyond the arc, and averaged 74.8 points. In 18 games this year, opponents are making 32.3 of their 3-point attempts and scoring 69.5 points.
UNC's defense better, but ...
Raleigh News & Observer

Marvin Williams hasn't had many freshman moments -- all-out blunders easily pinned to youth. On the contrary, UNC's top bench threat has been as certain as Seattle rain.
Practice pays off for UNC freshman Williams
Durham Herald-Sun

At age 19, Forte's successful jumpers were greeted with roars from more than 20,000 people in the Dean Dome. At age 23, Forte is trying to resurrect a basketball career that flamed out, he says now, mostly because of his immaturity.
4 years later, where is Joseph Forte?
Charlotte Observer

"I think he will eventually be a two guard because of his perimeter skills. A big key is that he can guard people on the perimeter. For us, he plays all five positions during the course of almost every game."
North Carolina gets start on 2006 class
Fayetteville Observer

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