North Carolina is starting to hit its stride with nine wins in a row, but there are still plenty of question marks as this team tries to contend for a national title.
The Tar Heels have faced some tough challenges in ACC play, although that hasn't stopped them from getting out to a 5-0 start in conference. With quality wins over Maryland, UCLA and others, North Carolina is clearly one of the best teams in the country and one of the favorites to win it all in April.
However, no one in college basketball is perfect, and a lot of uncertainty still awaits in the months ahead. We don't yet know if UNC has what it takes to keep winning or whether other teams will provide a bigger challenge.
Here is a look at the most pressing questions surrounding the program at about the halfway mark of the season.