Williams will also play in the Capital Classic this Thursday and Bender Arena. The Capital Classic is a historic event in this area and needs support to continue. I recommend anyone who can attend to help ensure the continuation of this local treasure. If you can't make it you can see it on Comcast Sports at 4pm on Saturday in the D.C. area.
NCAA Tournament Final
Roy Williams will get to play for his second national title in four years. If he wins he will have matched the number of championships that his mentor Dean Smith took 36 years to acquire. I've never been very impressed with Williams as a floor coach but he seems to have the right mix of players this year. If Ty Lawson can control his selfish impulses, Wayne Ellington can keep hitting those outside shots, Hansbrough can be himself and Bobby Frasor can supply the crucial defense and hustle plays he did against Villanova then the Tar Heels are a lock for another title. Still there was enough sloppy play in the final eight minutes of their win over Villanova that UNC cannot be totally comfortable going into this game. They have also shown an alarming tendency to miss free throws down the stretch. If the game is close in the last five minutes I have little doubt that Michigan State's Tom Izzo will out coach Roy Williams.