Last week the AP Poll came out and the week before that the first Coaches Poll was released. There was no big surprise that UNC was ranked #1 in both. This is both good and bad. Good that it is well recognized that UNC has a really good team. Bad that it is well recognized that UNC has a really good team (and everyone will be gunning for them). But that isn't much different than any year. UNC always gets opponents' best shot.
The first regular season game is a little over a week away (next Wednesday) against Davidson. If you noticed, Davidson came in 32nd in voting in both the AP and Coaches poll, so it isn't like they are a big pushover. Our recent record is 3-1 against the Wildcats: