UNC Basketball: 5 Effects Roster Changes Will Have on Tar Heels in 2014

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UNC Basketball: 5 Effects Roster Changes Will Have on Tar Heels in 2014
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Each year in the sport of college basketball, teams are welcomed with a new set of challenges that typically revolve around roster changes. Even elite programs like North Carolina are not immune to graduation, early entry into the NBA and the inconsistencies that come with baby-fresh recruits.

Though the loss of Dexter Strickland and Reggie Bullock isn't anywhere near the kick in the pants Roy Williams received from the four 2012 NBA draftees, it still hurts.

No matter your perception of Bullock and Strickland's NBA prospects, those two Tar Heels were invaluable to UNC during their stay in Chapel Hill. And in no other season was their value more obvious than 2012-13.

Now the question is: What will be the effect of Carolina's latest roster changes?

Over the next five slides, I will point out what the Tar Heels lost with the departure of Bullock and Strickland. And I will also explain which returners and freshman will most likely fill those roles and how it will be accomplished.

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