CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) It's hard to know exactly what to expect from North Carolina heading into Wednesday's game at No. 1 Michigan State.
The Tar Heels are out of the national rankings after losses to two unranked teams. Yet they've also beaten reigning national champion Louisville. And it has all come as the team plays without leading scorer P.J. Hairston and senior Leslie McDonald due to unresolved NCAA eligibility concerns.
Coach Roy Williams said Tuesday the wild swings are a sign of how his current bunch has a small margin for error as they face the Spartans in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.