It's perhaps partly coincidental, at least for basketball, but even as UNC's academic scandals linger, the football and basketball APRs have hit the skids.
Basketball used to be near the top in the ACC; it's now #8. Football has fallen off so precipitously that it is not far from losing the right to go to bowl games.
As Roy Williams points out, he lost four players from his team, three to transfers and one he booted, so okay, that's fair.
But what we also don't know is how many former football and basketball players, until very recently, were coasting by thanks to Julius Nyangâoro.
And odds are we'll never know, so restoring UNC's reputation is going to be difficult.