|(Robert Willett/Raleigh News & Observer)|
"They deserve the accolades that they're getting right now. They had a great run down the stretch. I'm old enough that I remember when Duke and North Carolina State and North Carolina were all three really good teams and I think that was good for all of us. So to me, we're getting to the point back where it used to be, and I like that. I really do."
-- UNC coach Roy Williams on N.C. State's selection as preseason choice to win the ACC.