As college basketball’s 2013-14 tipoff draws ever closer, the strengths and weaknesses of the country’s top teams come into sharper focus. For some programs, that’s good news as a new transfer arrives on the roster or a freshman exceeds expectations, but others aren’t having nearly as much fun in the summer sun.
North Carolina has been hearing nothing but bad news lately about star wing P.J. Hairston. Between health problems and legal troubles, it’s far from clear whether the Tar Heels will have their leading scorer back for the start of the season.
Read on for more on UNC and the rest of the projected Top 25 that will be in place when the season opener rolls around.