UNC Tar Heels Standout Brandon Robinson Questionable Following 2-Car Accident

Brandon Robinson
Brandon Robinson was one of the Tar Heels' leaders in their 13-point loss to Georgia Tech on Jan. 4. | Andy Mead/ISI Photos/Getty Images

A dark cloud surrounds Roy Williams and the UNC basketball program this season.

The loss of 5-star freshman Cole Anthony to a hamstring injury last month was the last straw for the then-ranked Tar Heels, who've lost three consecutive ACC home games to inferior opponents to fall to .500. Andrew Platek has been hurt, and Leaky Black has been on and off the court all season. Their backcourt is now damaged even further after what happened to senior guard Brandon Robinson this past weekend.

Robinson was involved in a two-car accident on Sunday night, although it was minor enough to keep him from serious injury. However uninjured Robinson is, he may not be cleared to practice this week.

Robinson, coming off a career-high 27 points on Saturday against Clemson, has been averaging 12.1 points per game this season, stepping up for a crippled North Carolina basketball team.

Robinson is just the latest victim in a long line of injuries the Tar Heels have suffered this season. After losing seven of their last nine games, have the usual powerhouse UNC Tar Heels blown their shot at making the NCAA Tournament? Are the UNC Tar Heels NIT-bound? ...At best?