We were thinking the other day about some of the similarities between this year’s team and 1997. That team started out 0-3 in the conference and looked to be just muddling along. Until Dean Smith inserted a freshman point guard into the starting lineup – Eduardo Enrique Cota. From that moment on, the Heels came together and won 18 in a row all the way to the Final Four.
And it case you forgot how good Ed Cota was, peep this: