North Carolina Basketball: 5 Biggest Wildcards for Tar Heels' 2013-14 Season

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North Carolina Basketball: 5 Biggest Wildcards for Tar Heels' 2013-14 Season
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The North Carolina Tar Heels are becoming pretty familiar with the unknown.

Last season, UNC was recovering from the loss of four starters that went to the NBA. That depleted its experience and depth, forcing underclassmen to step into starting roles.

The hope is that experience will carry over to the 2013-14 season. But sometimes player development takes longer than anticipated. And their progression will be a key factor in making this program a contender once again.

So will the development of a certain summer storyline.

With so much youth on this squad, we could really list everyone on the roster as a "wildcard." But we have narrowed the list to just five, focusing on the Tar Heels that need to step up their games the most—or be available, in one case.

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