Seven players transferred from the program, and seven new players have walked right back through the revolving door of faces that typifies modern college basketball. From transfers to first-years to retaining players, the roster was built on the fly.
The Chapel Hill Fire Department's investigation into the cause of the fire confirmed that it started on the roof due to work being done there at the time. They also found the fire was accidental.
Jay Mebane was selected as Chapel Hill Fire Department's new fire chief on June 2, and started work on July 3. Mebane began his firefighting career volunteering with the City of Mebane's fire department in 2007 and has since worked for the City of Burlington's fire department, serving as its fire chief from 2020 until his transition to Chapel Hill.