The North Carolina Tar Heels came into the season ranked 11th in the country and were expected to be contenders for an ACC championship and possibly even a National Title contender. But after some bad losses, the PJ Hairston dismissal, and a slow start to ACC play, the Tar Heels found themselves far outside the AP Top-25 and even far at the bottom of the ACC standings.
A couple of great wins and a six game winning streak later, the Tar Heels are playing great basketball and finally showing flashes of the team that AP voters picked 11th to start the season. But UNC still hasn’t been ranked since December 30th after losses to Wake Forest and Miami threw the Heels out of the Top-25.
Isn’t it time for the Tar Heels to be back among College Basketball’s 25 best teams? UNC is playing well, but received just one measly vote in the February 10th AP poll. Here is the case for why UNC should be in the Top-25.