Team preview: North Carolina

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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


North Carolina will be marking its basketball centennial this year with numerous events -- including throwback uniforms, a reunion and a charity exhibition game involving alumni currently playing in the NBA -- highlighting the season-long festivities.

But no matter what the school has planned, coach Roy Williams and his team will have a hard time topping the celebration they touched off last April when they routed Michigan State at Ford Field in Detroit to win their second national championship in five years.