North Carolina Basketball: Reasons Roy Williams' Squad Couldn't Get It Done

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North Carolina Basketball: Reasons Roy Williams' Squad Couldn't Get It Done
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Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels were quite bitten and smitten by the injury bug this season, and it finally caught up to them in the Elite Eight against the Kansas Jayhawks.

The Tar Heels lost to Rock Chalk Jayhawk 80-67, as Kansas moves on to face Jared Sullinger and Ohio State in the Final Four down in New Orleans.

Not only did guards Leslie McDonald and Dexter Strickland bite the dust to devastating knee injuries this season, but John Henson was banged up with wrist and knee malaises.

However, the straw (or wrist) that finally broke the camel’s back—along with Carolina’s title hopes—was that of dynamic point guard Kendall Marshall. Even with that said, Marshall’s absence wasn’t the only reason why Carolina lost to Kansas; it was simply one of a handful.

Here's the list.

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