After their 2010 Elite Eight loss to the Kentucky Wildcats, questions concerning who would return in 2011 were instantly abuzz in Chapel Hill.
The loss obviously left a bitter taste in every player's mouth, and every single Tar Heel player decided to return in 2011 to make another run for North Carolina's sixth national championship.
All of the returning players paired with a few dynamic freshman, make the Tar Heels the odds on favorites heading into the 2011 season.
Roy Williams' squad possesses a rare blend, experience and talent. Both of which are very important ingredients for success.
Here are the players that will be helping the Tar Heels have a successful 2011 campaign: