North Carolina reserve forward Tyler Zeller, who has been out four weeks with a stress fracture in his right foot, has been released to do some shooting and straight ahead running this week, coach Roy Williams said.
"And I think that's all that he'll do this week; and then if no pain comes, then I think they would release him to do more next week,'' Williams said.
Zeller, a reserve 7-footer, averaged 9.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 16 games. The Tar Heels play No. 8 Duke on Wednesday.