UNC nudges Pitt as coaches' No. 1

Updated: March 9, 2009, 7:59 PM ET

After completing a regular-season sweep of Duke on Sunday, Roy Williams, while talking about how much this year's North Carolina basketball team means to him, struggled to control his emotions.

More reason for the coach to gush (or turn to mush): On Monday, North Carolina regained the No. 1 ranking in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll. The Tar Heels, whose 79-71 win over the Blue Devils secured the ACC regular-season title and top seed in the conference tournament, had been tops the ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?