After dropping a winnable game at Duke on Wednesday night, North Carolina falls to 16-8 on the season and 6-5 in ACC play.
Now firmly on the NCAA tournament bubble, Roy Williams' Tar Heels (No. 36, RPI) have seven regular-season games left to state their case before the selection committee. That's not where the Chapel Hill faithful expected to be in mid-February, but it's where they are. Time to recalibrate those expectations.
In the slides ahead we break down each of Carolina's remaining ACC games, with an eye toward which ones will have the biggest impact on UNC's tournament fate.