North Carolina is worse than you think, Alabama is better: What it means for the PKI

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With two and a half weeks of men's college basketball under our belts, we're all ready to sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, argue with extended family about how our favorite team is handling the opening slate of games -- and, regardless of fandom, watch the quarterfinals of the Phil Knight Invitational to see who emerges with an early-season tournament championship.

Among participants, North Carolina stands out as the clear favorite, with odds of +150 to win the tourney, implying a chance to win of 40%. After the Tar Heels' runner-up finish in the NCAA tournament last season, they held the top spot in ESPN's Way Too Early Top 25 from last April all through the preseason, and have been the Read Entire Article