Tar Heels basketball has produced some of the greatest backcourt players in the history of the sport, but UNC point guards have tended to get lost in the shuffle.
However, just because they haven’t attracted the same attention as luminaries like Michael Jordan and Vince Carter doesn’t mean that the floor leaders at North Carolina deserve to be overlooked.
Whether they’re NBA standouts like rising star Raymond Felton or campus legends like Ed Cota, an impressive roll call of point guards have worn Carolina blue.
And, of course, the ultimate measure of success in Chapel Hill is the national championship, a distinction only a few of the school’s best point men have earned.
Read on for a look at the top 12 point guards in the history of this storied program.