NC State has lost two starters to graduation, two more to the NBA Draft and now one of Mark Gottfried's prized recruits, freshman Rodney Purvis, is transferring out of the program. It's a mass exodus in Raleigh.
Roy Williams was frustrated after his team was dominated in the first 20 minutes at NC State. Then came a shellacking at Miami -- and the North Carolina head man decided to make a move. Small ball has worked in Chapel Hill.
Five games in 31 hours. It was phenomenal. Duke to Shaw University to NC State in a tripleheader on Saturday. Then it was a double-dip on Sunday in Bloomington and Champaign. Here are a dozen (and one) things I learned on my quick jaunt.