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UNC has been waiting to atone for last year's Elite Eight loss

Originally Published: March 27, 2008
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ty Lawson said a few of his North Carolina teammates had nightmares after the Elite Eight loss to Georgetown a year ago.

Tyler Hansbrough said the reason a few of the potentially NBA-draft-ready players returned to North Carolina was because of that loss.

Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said he's convinced the defeat by Georgetown in the Meadowlands was the main motivation for his team in the offseason.

First, the Heels had to get back ...

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