LARRY FEDORA, North Carolina (43-34 in six seasons)
It was just a few years ago Fedora seemed on the rise, rumored to be in the mix for other openings. Now after 3-9 last year and looking at starting this season navigating the suspensions of 13 players through the first four games, he is not so comfortable. A solid season should be enough for Fedora to stabilize his status, but another washout would test patience at a basketball school that usually has a lot. that seems to be the most likely result.