North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball

The North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball program is the intercollegiate men's basketball of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is considered one of the most successful programs in NCAA history. The Tar Heels have won five NCAA tournament championships in 1957, 1982, 1993, 2005 and 2009, and were retroactively named the national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation for their undefeated season in 1924. They have also won 17 Atlantic Coast Conference tournament titles, and 27 Atlantic Coast Conference regular season titles (including an Atlantic Coast Conference record 17 outright Regular Season Championships). The program has produced players who went on to play professionally, including Michael Jordan, and assistants who went on to become head coaches elsewhere. It has a rivalry with Duke, whose campus is located only eight miles away in Durham, North Carolina. From the Tar Heels' first season in 1910-11 through the 2008-09 season, the Tar Heels amassed a 73.6% all-time winning percentage (second highest in NCAA Division I history), winning 1,984 games and losing 703 games in 99 seasons. The Tar Heels also have the most consecutive 20-win seasons, with...


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