The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team will don new uniforms this season.
And with a near unanimous No. 1 ranking in the preseason, those jerseys might as well have a bulls-eye superimposed over the Tar Heel blue.
We know Harrison Barnes is back. We know the Tar Heels will return all five starters from last season’s Elite 8 run. We know that top recruits James McAdoo and PJ Hairston figure to add depth to an already deep team.
And at first glance, we don’t know how anyone will beat them. Let’s examine the potential weaknesses of a team that figures to win 95 percent of its games on talent alone.
Note: I will be rooting for UNC in every game this season (and for the rest of eternity), so here's to hoping that executing these tactics proves more difficult than naming them.