Carolina 70 - ND 71
Very enjoyable game, IMO. ND was really impressive. They shoot a lot of 3s, but manage not to be boring about it. Carolina had plenty of chances to win it, and the ball actually bounced their way a lot in the last two minutes, but they just couldn't score. The last decision, to pass to a triple-teamed Marcus Paige instead of a wide-open Justin Jackson, was not a good one. But that's the way it goes.
Lots of great pieces in this team, and I expect Roy to get the puzzle put together a bit better in a few weeks. Sucks to lose at the DES, but ND is just a good team and they played a good game.