Keeping It Heel | Blake Cockrum: Could Justin Jackson be poised for a breakout season with North Carolina? He will need to work on his long-range game before he can seize the opportunity he has now.
SB Nation | Ricky O’Donnell: The Tar Heels are ranked fourth overall in college basketball this season. What they lack in pure talent they make up for in the team’s balance and the program’s continuity.
Athlon Sports | Steven Lassan: Will North Carolina or Virginia Tech win the ACC Coastal Division this season? Could the loss against the Hokies in the middle of Hurricane Matthew ultimately doom UNC’s chances?
The News & Observer | Andrew Carter: Mitch Trubisky is ignoring all the talk about his future as a top NFL Draft pick, instead choosing to focus on the season. Right now he is trying not to think about leaving UNC at the end of the year.