Whether the controversial "storming of the court" was warranted in your book or not, Maryland is riding high after an upset victory over the resurgent NC State Wolfpack.
After gliding through a weak out-of-conference slate, Maryland has been hit hard by ACC play. After losing to Florida State and Miami, and just edging out NC State, Maryland heads to Chapel Hill on Saturday to face off against a hungry North Carolina squad.
While North Carolina has certainly underachieved comparatively to their preseason ranking, Roy Williams' Tar Heels aren't lacking talent. Continuity is more the issue at hand.
Nevertheless, Maryland could use another solid resume-booster, which are hard to come by in a weaker ACC this season. Here are five keys to obtaining a win against the Heels.