UNC at Kansas Game Guide

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North Carolina Tar Heels face the Kansas Jayhawks, the 1 seed in the South region, at 5:15 p.m. in Kansas City, MO at the Sprint Center in the round of 32. Currently, all teams with bird nicknames are still undefeated: Cardinals, Ducks, BlueJays, Jayhawks, Eagles, Golden Eagles, and Owls. The Tar Heels are 6-4 against KU all-time. Five of the ten meetings have come in the NCAA tournament.

2013 Tar Heel Tournament Guide

Pre Game Stats via StatSheet

Channels to Know

CBS (carrying the UNC/Kansas matchup), TNT, TBS and TRU

Must-follows

@UNC_Basketball: Official UNC account

@TarHeelMonthly: Of course

@JonesAngell: Plenty of stats/insight from the broadcast table

@THMLive: For in-game updates and stats during the game

@JAdamLucas: Stories, stats and more

@CarolinaUpdBB: UNC basketball news, analysis and stats brought to you by StatSheet

@TarHeelPhoto: Great photos of the Tar Heels on and off the court

Must-reads

Marcus Paige gives Heels Stability--Paige is not the X-factor in today's game vs. Kansas, but the stability the Heels were missing last year. 

Lucas: An Familiar Feeling--UNC playing a very unusual (just 5th such game since '79) role vs Kansas.

Kansas-Carolina More Than Coaches--Today's match up is not a battle between current and former Kansas basketball coaches, but if it was Self would easily have Williams backed in to the low post. 

Railey says we need more courageous voices like Dean Smith's--Terrific story on Dean Smith, especially as an off the court perso.

Lucas: Milestones--What Roy Williams will remember the most from his 700th win.

Lucas: Living History--Lennie Rosenbluth relives the 1957 NCAA Championship game in Kansas City. 

Tar Heels Today: Vol. 5, Issue 29

StatSmack via StatSheet--Reasons why UNC is better than Kansas

Must-sees

Post game Villanova Celebration--Video of Reggie Bullock presenting Coach Williams with his 700 wins jersey. 

Roy Williams Pre Kansas Press Conference

J.D. Lyon Jr.'s photos from the Villanova win

Where to Watch

Want to watch the game out in Chapel Hill, Carolina Brewery is a great spot. They are taking reservations throughout the entire NCAA tournament. This weekend they will continue their Irish themed menu specials, which includes some traditional Irish fare, such as Beer Braised Corned Beef & Cabbage.

Outside of Chapel Hill, GAA's Carolina Clubs around the globe will host game-viewing parties throughout March Madness, find the club nearest you to join in on the fun.

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