Books about college basketball in North Carolina are so popular they almost constitute a genre. Recent titles featuring the state's hardwood warriors include:

Blue Blood: Duke-Carolina: Inside the Most Storied Rivalry in College Hoops by Art Chansky

The Krzyzewskiville Tales by Aaron Dinin

Tobacco Road: Duke, Carolina, N.C. State, Wake Forest and the History of the Most Intense Backyard Rivalries in Sports by Alwyn Featherston

Last Dance: Behind the Scenes at the Final Four by John Feinstein

North Carolina Tar Heels, Where Have You Gone? by Scott Fowler

Led by Their Dreams: The Inside Story of Carolina's Journey to the 2005 National Championship by Adam Lucas, Steve Kirschner and Matt Bowers

Tales from the Blue Devils Hardwood by Jim Sumner

True Blue: A Tribute to Mike Krzyzewski's Career at Duke by Dick Weiss