UNC Basketball: Biggest Games Remaining on Tar Heels' Schedule

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UNC Basketball: Biggest Games Remaining on Tar Heels' Schedule
Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Sitting at 1-4 through the first five games, the path through the ACC won't be getting any easier for the North Carolina Tar Heels. In fact, it only appears to be getting tougher.

Just about every game left on UNC's schedule could be considered a "big" one, as it sits on the outside of the NCAA tournament bubble. The Tar Heels are currently unranked in the AP poll and are uncomfortably perched at No. 58 in the RPI rankings.

Unless it wins the ACC tournament, the selection committee probably won't give this team a second look if it's ranked any lower than No. 40 in the RPI at the end of the season.

That makes the following games crucial for Carolina's tournament bid.

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