Villanova Wildcats

Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to deal with the spotlight during Final Four week.

They also don't think it will matter once the games begin.

"You can play in the national championship game nine years in a row. If you go the 10th time, you're nervous before that ball goes up in the air. There's no such thing as not being nervous for a big game," South Carolina's Frank Martin said Monday during a teleconference with reporters.

"What I do think is a huge advantage for Roy, his players, staff members, everyone at the university, is having...

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