North Carolina won a share of the ACC title, along with Virginia, as the Tar Heels dispatched Duke after a 45-minute power outage on campus. March 4, 2017: North Carolina 90, Duke 83, After losing to Duke by eight the first time, North Carolina beat the Blue Devils by seven thanks to 50-percent shooting and 19 assists. The Tar Heels claimed sole possession of the ACC standings with a 3-0 conference record. North Carolina once again capitalized at the free-throw line, making 33 free throws as Lennie Rosenbluth scored 23 and Tommy Kearns had 22. Their roster had completely turned over since they won the 2005 national championship and they once again had a veteran roster, with their top five scorers being juniors or seniors. Led by Justin Jackson's career-high 27 points, North Carolina had four double-figure scorers in its first game since losing in heartbreaking fashion to Villanova in the 2016 national championship. Experience March Madness live in 2020! Sean May had 22 points and seven rebounds, while Jawad Williams had 20 and eight. The Tar Heels held an 11-point lead at halftime and later scored 10 consecutive points in the second half to pull away. "It was one of those ugly games, where you've got to score more points than the other team.". 5 – Raymond Felton, Charlotte Bobcats, No. Dec. 21, 2016: North Carolina 85, Northern Iowa 42. "You didn't see our real team tonight, but our real team might have lost by 20," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said, according to the AP. "We were moving the ball around, looking for the open man, and when I got it, I was fouled a couple of times," Donald Williams said, according to The Orlando Sentinel. "If we want to be the top team at the end of the season, it's all on us," Berry said. Justin Jackson scored 34 points, while Joel Berry added 23 in his return to the court. I wasn't trying to force anything. North Carolina added to its national-best winning streak, winning its 13th consecutive game, as a 10-2 second-half run put the Tar Heels in control. It was a grind-it-out type of game. "Everybody was disappointed and we felt there were some things we wanted to do better as a team," Tyler Hansbrough said, according to the AP. "Ordinarily, nine times out of ten we would have lost a game like this. ", Tyler Hansbrough broke Phil Ford's scoring record (2,290 points) at North Carolina after Hansbrough scored 20 against Evansville. Here's a breakdown of the Tar Heels' history, including their national championship total and all-time record. Catch the Action Live in 2020! Coach: Dean Smith "I guess that's an understatement." Clemson's basketball history had an unusual beginning. Despite Eric Montross and Brian Reese not starting the game due to being one minute and 20 seconds late for a team breakfast, the two players combined for 26 points after they remained on the bench for roughly the same amount of time that they were late to breakfast. AllBrackets.com | The Complete Bracket History of the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Broncos led by as many as 19 points behind a 50-percent shooting effort. Charlotte 49ers basketball history. The Tar Heels needed big performances from Bob Cunningham and bench player Joe Quigg in order to beat NYU, which The Evening Sun of Baltimore, Maryland described as "so-so.". Starting guards Joel Berry II and Kenny Williams were a combined 1-for-16 from the field. Both of the Tar Heels' final four wins came in three overtimes — the first was against Michigan State in the semifinals. On March 3, 2020, the conference announced that it had reached an agreement for Pensacola, Florida to host the men's and women's tournaments from 2021 to 2025. Rashad McCants scored a game-high 27 points, while Jawad Williams added 21 on 8-of-10 shooting and Sean May (nine points, 13 rebounds) was a point shy of a double-double. South Carolina was one of four teams seeded seventh or lower to reach the Sweet 16 (No. North Carolina beat Michigan State by 35 points in Detroit in December and the Tar Heels didn't have any issues with the Spartans the second time around as they led 55-34 at halftime — a record halftime margin — and won by 17. And we used every excuse in the book. Despite Virginia entering this ACC matchup with a 4-12 record, the Cavaliers led 30-26 at halftime as North Carolina's Tommy Kearns scored all 15 of his points in the second half to help the Tar Heels take a 37-36 lead within three minutes of the second half. The Tar Heels finished fifth in the conference then earned a No. North Carolina scored more points in each 10-minute stretch than the last, scoring 17 points in the opening 10 minutes of the game, then 18, 23 and 25 in each of the next 10-minute stretches. Jan. 26, 2017: North Carolina 91, Virginia Tech 72. The Tar Heels have appeared in the NCAA Tournament championship game 11 times, and have been in a record 20 NCAA Tournament Final Fours. © 2020 NCAA | Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. North Carolina defeated Georgetown for the title, 63-62, Santa Clara's upset was just the second 15-over-2 shocker at the time, Click or tap here for a printable bracket, Find out which March Madness Moment was voted the greatest of all-time, 29 Final Four Most Outstanding Player facts, from dentistry to diplomacy, No. "They have a new spirit since that victory over [N.C.] State. North Carolina took an early 17-6 lead before Vermont 3-point shooting allowed the Catamounts allowed them to pull within three points. ", In a top-five matchup, No. "I feel good yes, that we're on the top," Roy Williams said. ", North Carolina took an 11-point lead into halftime, then saw it get erased before Ty Lawson's game-winning 3-pointer gave the Tar Heels a win in Tallahassee. Coach: Roy Williams It was North Carolina's highest point total ever against Maryland. The big man had a career-high 32 points on 13-for-15 shooting and 12 rebounds as North Carolina clinched at least a share of first place in the ACC regular-season standings. 1 seed (Virginia) in men's NCAA tournament history. Includes stats, records, season-by-season results, and more. After North Carolina broke a 4-4 tie, the Tar Heels never trailed and led by as many as 12 points, the game's final margin. "All my four years, it's rained every time we've come here," George Lynch said, according to The News and Observer. ", North Carolina scored in triple digits for the fourth time in nine games behind 59-percent shooting in the first half, which allowed the Tar Heels to coast to a victory even though the Golden Eagles scored 50 points after halftime. The Charlotte 49ers have a rich history as hosts for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. "I didn't talk about it with the team, except we think it's silly. 11 in adjusted defensive efficiency – a combination that made them the No. "But we fought through it." '", For the second game in a row, North Carolina point guard Ty Lawson had another big second half as he scored 17 of his 21 points after halftime, including a victory-clinching three in the final 11 seconds. "I was very disappointed with the way we reacted in the second half," Roy Williams said, according to the AP. Overall, past and present Sun Belt schools have posted 21 wins in the NCAA Tournament during the time they were conference members. "They'd hit every shot, it seemed like. In this article, we take a look at 10 unforgettable moments from the North Carolina Tar Heels in NCAA Tournament history. North Carolina took a 10-point lead early in the game and stifled NC State's offense with its zone defense. UNC women’s basketball program improves to 5-0 with narrow victory over Charlotte Stephanie Watts led North Carolina with 17 points against Charlotte, and the Tar Heels beat the 49ers by a … "Carolina's perfect record for this basketball season was within 46 seconds of death here tonight," wrote The News and Observer's Dick Herbert. We've been getting better every game, and we did not get better tonight.". Includes stats, records, season-by-season results, and more. Marvin Williams scored 20 points and Sean May chipped in 19 as North Carolina shot 73 points before halftime. The Spiders are the first No. 1 seed Gonzaga 65. "He was really fired up," Williams said, according to the AP. "If Dean Smith can get two titles, then he never again will have to answer questions about not winning the big game," wrote the New York Daily News' Mike Lupica after the game. Includes stats, records, season-by-season results, and more. Record: 32-0 (14-0) Mock became his replacement. North Carolina scored 20 more points in the paint than Wisconsin. Includes stats, records, season-by-season results, and more. 1 seed North Carolina 72, No. Conference: ACC They shot 59 percent in the first half and led by 23 at halftime, never letting the 49ers get closer than 16 points in the second half. 1 seeds, as well as the first to have five teams in the Sweet 16. "I'm not in the best shape, but it was good to help out my team," Hansbrough said, according to the AP. You play a basketball game, then you look forward to getting back on the bus and going home. Playing Santa Clara in The Arena in Oakland, North Carolina missed point guard Raymond Felton greatly as the Tar Heels shot just 36.5 percent, committed 16 turnovers and allowed Santa Clara to post a plus-four rebounding advantage. "The tall Tar Heels assumed a commanding lead in the first six minutes and at no time got a serious challenge from the Wolfpack," wrote The News and Observer's Dick Herbert. "They shot way too high a percentage on us. "But we still have to find a way to do the little things we need to do to get better as a team. Complete NCAA Tournament history for the UNC Greensboro Spartans. We lose now, it's over," Tyler Hansbrough said of the NCAA tournament, according to the AP. ELON, N.C–If you know women’s basketball, you know the names, Sylvia Hatchell and Charlotte Smith. The News and Observer's Dick Herbert wrote that the Tar Heels were "given the most support as the pre-tourney favorite" as they then advanced to the semifinals of the Dixie Classic, which also featured Duke, NC State and Wake Forest. The Tar Heels didn't allow the Seminoles to score more than 31 points in either half but the game wasn't always a breeze for North Carolina. NCAA Tournament Seed: No. The 2017 NCAA tournament concluded with North Carolina defeating Gonzaga for the national title in Glendale, Arizona. But he still scored a game-high 18 points and 12 rebounds, including 12-of-13 shooting from the free-throw line, which balanced out an offensive performance that included just three field goals. NCAA Tournament Region: East Region. Our plans for the game went as we expected them, with a collapsing defense against Kansas' great player, Chamberlain. The winner of the tournament is guaranteed an automatic berth into the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. North Carolina advanced to the Final Four after finishing as the 1981 runner-up. Raymond Felton had 14 points and seven assists after halftime, while Rashad McCants added 11 second-half points. "I took that as an assignment and shut him down." Playing host Chaminade in the first round of the Maui Invitational, North Carolina broke the 100-point mark easily thanks to 67 points after halftime as senior Danny Green scored a career-high 26 points while Tyler Hansbrough, Tyler Zeller and Marcus Ginyard were once again sidelined. "I just ran with it," Lawson said, according to the AP. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, Kentucky (Western Kentucky). ", Donald Williams scored a career-high 23 points as North Carolina beat South Carolina by 41 in the Tournament of Champions. Houston guard Rob Williams, who had averaged 21 points per game, scored just two, going 0-for-8 from the field against the pressure defense of North Carolina's Jimmy Black. Derrick Phelps' free throws put the Tar Heels ahead 76-75 with 75 seconds left, then Rose found Chris Webber for an alley-oop to reclaim the lead. "I thought we played a great rebounding game," Dean Smith said, according to the AP. North Carolina was unable to run its patented fast break as Rashad McCants' layup in the final minute marked the only fast break points for either team of the entire game. The Tar Heels quickly built a 20-6 lead in the first eight minutes, they led 43-32 at half and the Blue Devils switched to a pressing man defense that switched its focus to Rosenbluth when the ball moved in his direction. North Carolina's championship hopes could've ended in the first weekend after the Tar Heels blew a 17-point, first-half lead and they trailed 65-60 in the waning minutes. "That's a tribute to The Citadel's coaching staff and players." "I was really shocked that the game went the way it did," Dean Smith said, according to the AP. Louisiana's Cajundome, North Texas' UNT Coliseum) or at a major arena in a nearby city (e.g. 13 UNC-Charlotte 92 ... Few winners in NCAA Tournament history are as unlikely as Wallace's prayer. They ultimately lost by 15 as Miami (FL) freshman Bruce Brown went off for 30 points. Since seeding was introduced in 1979, the Tar Heels have won all of their championships as a No. Bob Cunningham then got a steal, which led to a free throw from Pete Brennan. James Worthy finished with 20 points in 26 minutes. 1 seed and lost in the Final Four to Kansas. 12 George Washington all won in the First Round. "I just kind of stepped back, and he gave me the ball and I just shot it, and luckily it went in," Maye said. North Carolina found itself in a 21-point hole in the second half but the Tar Heels finished the game on a 28-4 run fueled by 3-pointers by George Lynch and Donald Williams. "It felt great," said Felton, who had six points and seven assists, according to the AP. North Carolina led 50-23 at halftime in what The Greenville News called "one of the most amazing displays in tournament basketball history." The Tar Heels allowed 53 points in the second half. The Tar Heels led just 22-20 but an 11-0 run helped them pull away. While North Carolina's 2017 team was known for its high-scoring offensive outbursts, the Tar Heels could play some mean defense, too. "That's why (Roy Williams) said in the huddle, 'I like this, because it shows toughness, and you've got to be tough to finish games. Wood’s performance tied Lennie Rosenbluth’s record for most points in a NCAA Tournament game. ACC Player of the Year Ty Lawson missed the game with a toe injury. "In the first few minutes, we just didn't get into the flow of the ball game," said Virginia Tech's Corey Jackson, according to the Daily Press. "We've got to suck it up and show people we can not only win at home, but on the road," North Carolina's Jackie Manuel said, according to the AP. "I think it's really tough for our team to play games like this because of the talent level," Deon Thompson said, according to the AP. The Tar Heels failed to attempt a game-winning shot despite inbounding the ball for the final possession with less than 20 seconds left. To anyone who thought UNC and Virginia would both be eliminated from the NCAA basketball tournament in this first weekend in Charlotte, hopefully you’ve invested in lottery tickets. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels stay put in latest AP Top 25 poll by Zack Pearson. "We didn't take this game tonight for granted. North Carolina's Jimmy Black forced Virginia's Jimmy Miller into a turnover in the final seconds to prevent the Cavaliers from tying or winning the game. He tells reporters afterward that he … 1 Duke. Conference Tournament Finish: Lost in semifinals North Carolina's Lennie Rosenbluth made just one field goal and finished with 10 points but teammate Pete Brennan scored a team-high 20 points, while Joe Quigg added 18 and Tommy Kearns had 14. The move, announced Monday, was made to … 13 – Tyler Hansbrough, Indiana Pacers, No. Record: 34-4 (14-2) "Tonight I was more relaxed.". In fact, the Tar Heels' last basket came with almost 12 minutes left in the game, when Sam Perkins scored. ", North Carolina led wire-to-wire as George Lynch and Eric Montross both scored 17 points, while the Tar Heels' defense put the clamps on the Cavaliers in the first half to the tune of 25 percent shooting as North Carolina led by 20 at halftime. "I don't mean to take anything away from Rosenbluth's performance, it was marvelous. It was the first time the Seminoles had ever made the ACC tournament championship game. NCAA Basketball Tournament History. "They defensed our delay, by saying we won't really play defense," Dean Smith said, according to The Charlotte Observer. "We also feel fortunate to have won. NCAA Tournament Seed: No. 4 seed and falling to No. This was North Carolina's smallest margin of victory of its entire 2017 NCAA tournament run as Kennedy Meeks grabbed a crucial rebound after the Tar Heels had missed their fourth consecutive free throw. On average, the Tar Heels scored 120.7 points every 100 possessions, while holding their opponents to an average of 92.5 points, which means they outscored their opponents by an average of roughly 28 points for every 100 possessions. 6 – Lennie Rosenbluth, Philadelphia Warriors, No. The 1993 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. Coach: Roy Williams 1 seed North Carolina 92, No. 1 seed North Carolina 77, No. After going into halftime with a seven-point lead, North Carolina turned on the jets after halftime, outscoring Northern Iowa 52-16 in the second half, making 62 percent of its shots in the half. The Tar Heels dropped 50 points in the first half, taking a nine-point lead into halftime, as Roy Williams tinkered with smaller lineups. "We don't defend as well as we could. 4 Wake Forest, who was fueled by Jeff Teague's career-high 34 points, while Tyler Hansbrough finished just 3-for-12 shooting, including 0-for-5 after halftime. Conference Tournament Finish: Lost in semifinals You can't do anything on teams like that. "Tonight we stayed within the team and got the shots that we wanted. "This is what we work for," Wayne Ellington said, according to the AP. Complete NCAA Tournament history for the North Carolina Tar Heels. We had a game and I was trying to do whatever I could to help the team. ", Jan. 8, 2017: North Carolina 107, N.C. State 56. North Carolina ran its four corners offense to perfection to slow down the game and maintain its lead on the road against Clemson. Nov. 21, 2016: North Carolina 104, Chaminade 61. "We have an experienced team," Lynch said, according to the Gannett News Service. While North Carolina was just an above-average shooting team (51.0 percent on twos, 35.5 percent on threes, 70.2 percent at the line), the Tar Heels led the country in offensive rebounding percentage as they grabbed 41.3 percent of their missed shots. Jan. 21, 2017: North Carolina 90, Boston College 82. North Carolina needed less than five minutes to take a double-digit lead and the Tar Heels rolled to a 32-point win in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational behind Joel Berry's 24 points, five rebounds and four assists, and Justin Jackson 22 points, eight rebounds and six assists. 2-ranked teams, North Carolina won its first-ever national championship by beating Kansas and Wilt Chamberlain thanks to North Carolina center Joe Quigg's free throws with six seconds left in triple-overtime. Donald Williams tied his career-high with 23 points, inside NC State's Reynolds Coliseum, where Williams used to sneak into while attending a nearby high school. North Carolina got to the foul line 41 times and made 30 of them. 1, No. 119 – Matt Doherty, Cleveland Cavaliers, No. Rosenbluth made both free throws, giving the Tar Heels a 65-64 advantage. Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Seasons: 49 (1972-73 to 2020-21) Record: 783-645 .548 W-L% Conferences: A-10, CUSA, Metro, Sun Belt and Ind. Led by Eric Montross' 17 points, North Carolina beat East Carolina in the first round of the 1993 NCAA tournament as Dean Smith earned his record-50th NCAA tournament win. "I hit the ball, nothing but the ball," Black said, according to the Asheville Citizen-Times, after Miller said he was fouled. I felt it a little, but overall I was able to play a little bit." 3 seed Villanova. The Tar Heels held SWAC Player of the Year Zach Lofton to nine points on 2-for-11 shooting, while North Carolina's offense produced six double-figure scorers, including three off the bench. "North Carolina is a great team," Georgia Tech coach Bobby Cremins said, according to the AP. North Carolina went 19-11 (8-8 ACC) in 2004-05, Roy Williams' first season as the head coach in Chapel Hill. They then needed overtime to escape their southern neighbors. On the ensuing inbounds play, Brian Reese passed the ball to George Lynch, who found Derrick Phelps deep across the floor to dunk and seal the victory. North Carolina's championship was its first in more than a decade and it was coach Roy Williams' first national title at the school. Conference Finish: 1st North Carolina led 50-23 at halftime in what The Greenville News called "one of the most amazing displays in tournament basketball history.". 2020 NAISMITH AWARDS: Player of the Year | Coach of the Year | Defensive Player of the Year, Dec. 17, 2016: Kentucky 103, North Carolina 100. "They've got all the pieces, and we have great respect for them. "Wake Forest didn't play as well as they did last time and we played much better," Dean Smith said, according to the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times. You're thinking about your after-game speech. It was the 13th year in a row that North Carolina advanced to the Sweet 16. Dean Smith passed Phog Allen on the all-time wins list with the victory. North Carolina dominated the boards with a plus-15 advantage. McCants finished with 21 points, while Raymond Felton had 17 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Basketball. It's been a long time since the Wolfpack has been an underdog on its home court," reported The News and Observer prior to the game. North Carolina came out of halftime in a man-to-man press to pull away. Meeks came up huge all game long, scoring a career-high 25 points with 14 rebounds, including eight on the offensive end. Lakefront Arena in New Orleans had previously hosted the event in 2002 when UNO was still a Sun Belt member, but the Privateers have since departed the conference. It means a lot to be able to get to this point and have an opportunity to win the whole thing. The Tar Heels won the Cable Car Classic as senior point guard Jimmy Black was named the MVP as North Carolina won by nearly 20 points despite playing without center Sam Perkins, who suffered an ankle sprain against Penn State. "I mean, they spread the floor and controlled the tempo that way. 1 seeds made the Final Four for the first time ever, the 2009 NCAA tournament was another tournament where the top seeds thrived. Nov. 13, 2016: North Carolina 97, Chattanooga 57. Five North Carolina players scored between 10 and 16 points, led by Isaiah Hicks' 16 points, five rebounds and two assists. Lennie Rosenbluth scored 47 points in North Carolina's season opener but Tar Heels coach Frank McGuire used his post-game press conference to credit Bill Hathaway, who scored just three points. "But our players showed a lot of patience in attacking the zone, I liked our zone attack." ", The Tar Heels bounced back from their first loss of the season as they broke 50 points in both halves, fueled by a 19-2 run that started in the first half and ended in the second half. Hatchell notched her 1,000 career win last season, joining a select club of only four coaches in women’s basketball.One of those wins came in the 1994 NCAA Championship game. 16 seed Texas Southern 64. "But also there was this feeling like we wanted to get some of that out of our system, some of that feeling of disappointment, by coming out and playing well tonight. "Sometimes defense can take over the game. Duke shot lights-out from the field, making half of its shots, 58 percent of its threes and 89 percent of its free throws as Jayson Tatum scored a game-high 24 points and Luke Kennard added 20. "Rutgers was a very physical team," Sam Perkins said, according to The Charlotte Observer, "and I have a lot of respect for them. North Carolina held every Dartmouth player to 10 points or fewer. Chaminade returned to the Maui Invitational in 2019 after a one-year hiatus. "I've said all year that this would be the one injury where we don't have someone comparable who can come in," Dean Smith said, according to The Charlotte Observer. The Tar Heels were the first team in nine years to break the 100-point mark against the Blue Devils. "Coach always says there's never been a national championship team that hasn't been able to play defense," Justin Jackson said. It was like everybody was playing in slow motion." Once again without Joel Berry II, Jackson had a rough scoring game with just seven points on 3-of-15 shooting, while Kenny Williams led the team with 12 points. UNC Basketball: 10 best moments in NCAA Tournament history . "We just kept it rolling. "After what happened Saturday (against N.C. State), it's good to have another game where you win," North Carolina coach Roy Williams said. ", North Carolina used frequent trapping on defense and some zone to force 22 NC State turnovers as James Worthy had 23 points, three assists and three steals. We look for every game to be tough.". CAN'T MISS: Find out which March Madness Moment was voted the greatest of all-time, Nov. 22, 2016: North Carolina 107, Oklahoma State 75. NC State cut North Carolina's lead to 33-32 with 10 minutes left but the Wolfpack collapsed down the stretch. Conference Tournament Finish: Won conference tournament. Louisville and Michigan State also made the Final Four in St. Louis. Sam Perkins scored 22 points, Michael Jordan added 21 and reserve Jim Braddock scored a career-high 16 points. "I had my tonsils drained of fluid on Sunday and Monday," Jordan said, according to The Charlotte Observer. Rosenbluth was voted the most valuable player in the Eastern Regional. Four North Carolina starters scored in double figures, led by Justin Jackson's 21 points. North Carolina scored 53 points in the first half, then 63 in the second as the Tar Heels blitzed UNC Asheville, whose leading scorers managed just eight points. North Carolina finished atop the ACC standings by five games over Maryland. May had a 22-point, 11-rebound double-double. Yale employed a pressing zone defense that gave North Carolina fits and the Bulldogs led for most of the first half but the Tar Heels tied the game at 40. Learn More Buy Tickets. Justin Jackson scored a team-high 21 points, including five 3-pointers. Maryland tried to stall on offense to preserve its lead as the Terps held a 48-47 advantage but the Tar Heels stole the ball twice as North Carolina claimed a 51-48 lead. North Carolina handed Texas its worst loss in nine years thanks to stifling defense that held the Longhorns to just 28.6 percent shooting, 28-of-98, and just 5-of-18 free throws (27.8 percent). "It's tough to play behind against North Carolina," said Villanova center John Pinone, according to the UPI. "I can't say enough about Sean May," Roy Williams said, according to the AP. Eric Montross scored 16 of his 17 points in the first half. "One of our game plans was definitely to wear them down because we knew they didn't play an awful lot of guys, and think that we had the capability to go deep," Eric Montross said, according to B-C Wire Services. Here is the complete history of the DI women's basketball championship game, including scores, national champions, winning coaches, national runners-up, and Women's Final Four locations. Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins shared the team lead in points with 13 apiece, while no one for William & Mary reached doubled figures. "It came at a crucial time," Worthy said, according to The Charlotte Observer. Rosenbluth's three-game tournament total of 106 points was 27 more than the previous record. I don't mean to make it sound like it was so simple but...". Team history. Michigan's Chris Webber called a timeout in the final minute, when Michigan had no timeouts remaining, costing the Wolverines a chance at a comeback. 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