"I'm back. I already sat down and talked to coach Williams and my parents, and I'm just going to come back strong next year and make things happen."That pretty much says it all it terms of reasons not to leave early -- that and Felton was probably not guaranteed to be a high draft pick. Either way, it bodes well for Roy Williams specifically and Tarheel fans generally. The only matters left unresolved are the future plans of All-Americans J.R. Smith and Marvin Williams.
"We can be a Final Four, a national championship team...That's what we're shooting for, that's what we're going for. We're not settling for anything less."
--Ray Felton, who earlier this season said he would turn pro if he thought he would be a top-10 pick.
In other news that came as a shock to no one, Dwight Howard opted not to attend college (UNC) and instead enter the NBA draft.