North Carolina coach Roy Williams reacts during the first half of UNC’s 73-71 win over Tennessee on Sunday, December 11, 2916 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams reacts during the first half of UNC’s 73-71 win over Tennessee on Sunday, December 11, 2916 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Robert Willett McClatchy/Raleigh News and Observer
North Carolina coach Roy Williams reacts during the first half of UNC’s 73-71 win over Tennessee on Sunday, December 11, 2916 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Robert Willett McClatchy/Raleigh News and Observer

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