It has been an up-and-down year for UNC basketball, but the Tar Heels are trending in the right direction as March Madness approaches.
The reason UNC has turned its season around is the small lineup Roy Williams has implemented in the last five games. Carolina has won four games in a row, including a 68-59 win at Clemson on Thursday night.
Since the lineup change, the question for UNC has gone from whether the Tar Heels would make the tournament to how much damage they can do once they get there.
Here are five powerhouses the Tar Heels could beat in March Madness, with powerhouse meaning any team projected to be a top-three seed in the NCAA tournament by Bleacher Report’s Kerry Miller.