Among the curious things about Prospero as a dramatic hero is that he has no real obstacles or antagonists. As his name suggests, he thrives from beginning to end. Because he possesses magic, it's easy for him to ward off any threat, overcome any trouble and fulfill his every desire.
It often gets ignored that some of the best women's basketball in the country is played right here. All three teams are off to solid starts, and all have a chance to make a long run in the big dance this season.
The Wolfpack's disappearance from the upper echelon of ACC basketball has been long, painful and in some ways surprising. Now, as the 2012–13 season gets under way, the world seems to have turned again.