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Roy Williams Keeps it Classy After UNC Got Screwed Against Duke

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UNC coach Roy Williams vs Duke | Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Give North Carolina head coach Roy Williams some credit; he had every right to complain after a controversial finish in Chapel Hill.

Williams and the Heels lost in overtime thanks to some shoddy free throw shooting and one no-call which, ironically enough, would have placed them back at the line with a chance to seal the victory.

Duke is so often the benefit of such calls, and given UNC's standing this season as one of the worst teams in the ACC, this was essentially their Final Four. The officials took away perhaps their best chance at securing victory over their biggest rivals. Yet, Williams chose to look at the positives.

Williams came under fire earlier this season when he publicly doubted his team. To be fair, this is UNC's worst team in recent memory, and definitely the least-talented of the Williams era without Cole Anthony on the floor.

North Carolina played like a team far better than their record would suggest. If Tar Heels fans can take anything away from such a gut-wrenching loss, it's that.