We think we’ve figured out what actually caused UNC to come out and play like complete garbage for the first twelve minutes of the game Saturday night.
It was that horrid tie, stupid!
Clearly the Carolina players were so thrown by Roy’s 3D Magic Eye tie (could you see the hidden picture of Dean Smith in there? us neither), that their depth perception was off for a while. This explains the errant passes, the bricks from all over the court, and the general play akin to a drunken soldier on leave for the first part of the game.
Photo Credit: Charlotte Observer
Some enterprising soul was so taken with Roy’s tie choice that he even chose to put together a music video honoring it. Hey, we don’t judge (h/t to Brahsome)…