UNC Basketball: 3 Positives and Negatives from Tar Heels' Season Opener

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UNC Basketball: 3 Positives and Negatives from Tar Heels' Season Opener
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The 13th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs 76-59 Friday night in their season opener at the Dean E. Smith Center.

The game gave UNC fans their first glance at a team that lost four first-round draft picks to the NBA and is looking to reload with a solid core of returning players and a talented, but raw freshman class.

Although not a team one would say is to be "reckoned with," the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs were a competitive opponent for the Tar Heels and gave them a closer game than what a lot of us probably expected.

There were some plays that made Carolina fans cheer. And there were others that showed the true youth of this squad and left us rubbing our eyes in frustration.

The following lists six examples of said play.

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