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Posted Mar 31, 2008


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The game that Roy Williams has always dreaded and has tried to dodge for the last five years will have to be played on Saturday.
Tar Heels prepare for showdown with Jayhawks
The Winston-Salem Journal

North Carolina navigated a couple of rough turns on the road to the Final Four. Handling the hairpin curves in the San Antonio parking lot could require more precision.
Formidable foes stand between Heels, title
The Winston-Salem Journal

It was inevitable that a Roy Williams-coached North Carolina team would someday have to deal with Kansas in a high-stakes game. That day will be Saturday in San Antonio's Alamodome, when the Tar Heels and Jayhawks yet again face off with a national championship either directly or indirectly in the balance.
Jilted Jayhawks remember Roy
The News and Observer

In 20 seasons as a head coach, Roy Williams has experienced more fulfillment and triumph than he ever could have imagined.
Williams has tough week ahead
The Fayetteville Observer

Now the real fun starts for North Carolina's basketball team. Good enough to win the national title a week from tonight? Sure.
Heels sure pack a punch
The Durham Herald-Sun

The best of times and the strangest of times for North Carolina coach Roy Williams. He's back in the Final Four with the Tar Heels. The bracket says Kansas is the next opponent.
Bracket shakes out to pit Williams against ex-team
The Burlington Times-News

There will be no ankle-gate leading to the Final Four, Ty Lawson said. Lawson, North Carolina's point guard, hobbled briefly late in the East Region final Saturday night. After putting Tar Heels fans through more than a month of what seemed like daily updates about an ankle injury, a here-we-go-again scenario could have been in the works. "I'm all right," Lawson said after the victory against Louisville. "I'm good this week."
Lawson puts ankle questions to rest
The Burlington Times-News

As the North Carolina Tar Heels took turns cutting down the nets Saturday night in Charlotte Bobcats Arena, three memorable faces stood in the first row of seats.
Tar Heels turn focus to Final Four
The Rocky Mount Telegram

The dream matchup everybody has been talking about for five years is finally on the schedule. Kansas versus Roy Williams.
Williams, Heels loom
The Lawrence Journal-World

If the Kansas Jayhawks win the national title, they ought to make two championship banners: One to hang from the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse, and the other to place over the coffin with all their demons in it.
Pressure's on Kansas as it enters all-No. 1 seed Final Four
The Detroit Free Press


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