North Carolina will make their 45th NCAA tournament appearance as the Tar Heels take on Providence in San Antonio on Friday.
Head coach Roy Williams is hoping that his unpredictable squad will recapture the poise and performance that led to their midseason 12-game win streak.
The Friars received an automatic bid by taking down St. John's, Seton Hall and Creighton on their way to winning the Big East tournament.
Even though the No. 6 seed Tar Heels should take care of the No. 11 seed Friars, the W will not come easily.
Here are five challenges North Carolina faces when they go up against Providence.