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Can the Tar Heels' defense hold up in the Final Four?

Originally Published: April 1, 2008
By Andy Glockner | ESPN.com

North Carolina enters the Final Four with the best offense (nominally) and the worst defense (by a decent margin) of any team left. While all four remaining teams finished the season in the top seven (yes, even UCLA) in adjusted offensive efficiency, Carolina (19th overall) is far outstripped on the defensive end, where the other three all finished in the nation's top five.

Given the caliber of the opponents left, however, we can't rely on the overall numbers. The Tar Heels haven't ...

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