Some North Carolina hoops-related links from around the web:
It was a lethal letdown, writes Greg Barnes of Inside Carolina. “ACC basketball, on the road, and all of those are good excuses, but we just didn’t frickin’ play," coach Roy Williams said.
UNC’s freshmen have now seen for themselves that ACC play is tougher, writes Harold Gutmann of The Herald-Sun.
Virginia’s defense stymied UNC, writes Andrew Carter of The News & Observer.
Adam Lucas of goheels.com writes about UNC’s lack of free throws in the second half.
Missed this last week, but Barry Jacobs at Duke Basketball Report breaks down fast ACC starts.