This season, the North Carolina Tar Heels and first-year head coach Hubert Davis delighted UNC followers and stunned the basketball world.
The Tar Heels got here collectively at simply the precise second, going from “on the bubble” to being one of many final two groups standing within the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship title sport.
And whereas the Tar Heels fell in need of successful the entire shebang, shedding the title sport to the Kansas Jayhawks, the workforce holds a particular place in followers’ hearts.
Armando Bacot. Caleb Love. Leaky Black. R.J. Davis and Brady Manek are amongst these names ceaselessly tied to this season, which included two victories over rival Duke University.
Manek, celebrating one among his 3-pointers within the April 4 title sport, graces the quilt of The News & Observer’s commemorative version.
“This team was special,” Manek stated, summing up the season.
This story was initially revealed April 6, 2022 10:13 AM.