After taking Kentucky down to the wire in its Elite Eight matchup, North Carolina will seek a return to the NCAA tournament next season.
But will the Tar Heels have three of their best players in their 2012 tournament run?
Tyler Zeller, John Henson and Harrison Barnes have all been listed as possibilities for leaving UNC early to enter the 2011 NBA Draft. Barnes and Henson are both listed as lottery picks in June’s draft, according to DraftExpress.com.
The deadline for early entry into the draft is April 24, and any word from the trio isn’t expected before the national championship, which will be played April 4.
A team spokesman said Tuesday that Roy Williams will be in Houston at the Final Four for the annual National Association of Basketball Coaches convention.