North Carolina Tar Heels' Blueprint to Win the 2013 NCAA Tournament

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North Carolina Tar Heels' Blueprint to Win the 2013 NCAA Tournament
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Who would have thought the North Carolina Tar Heels would be playing for an ACC title after such a poor start to the season?

Miami may have been the ones to cut down the nets on Sunday, but UNC proved it is a team to be reckoned with. Does this team have one more surprise left in them?

We'll find out soon enough, as the NCAA tournament tips off this later week.

The odds are against this youthful team that is still in its early stages of growth. Not only is there just one senior on the squad, but head coach Roy Williams implemented a small lineup that changed the landscape of Carolina basketball.

While the move has proved to be a winning strategy, the players are still learning how to adjust to the new system.

The following is a blueprint the No. 8-seed Tar Heels will have to follow in order to have a shot at winning the title.

 

To keep redundancy to a minimum, stats are based on the 11 games the Tar Heels have played in the new lineup unless otherwise indicated. This is a completely different team now, and prior stats have become irrelevant.

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