1. Police Identify 7 People Who Threatened Referee of Kentucky-UNC Elite 8 Matchup

    Police have identified seven individuals who threatened college basketball referee John Higgins following Kentucky's 75-73 loss to North Carolina in the Elite Eight round of the 2017 NCAA tournament on March 26 at the FedEx Forum...

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  2. NCAA Selects North Carolina as Championship Site for First Time Since HB2 Repeal

    The NCAA selected North Carolina to host NCAA tournament games for the first time since the repeal of the state's controversial HB2 law. Greensboro, North Carolina, was chosen to welcome March Madness' first and second round in 2020...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 21,047 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2017: Spotlighting Highest-Rated Upperclassmen on Expert Mock Drafts

    The NBA draft is a young man's event. Of the first 14 picks mapped out in DraftExpress ' updated mock, there are 11 freshmen and two international players. There is one upperclassman: North Carolina Tar Heels sniper Justin Jackson ...

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  4. NBA Draft: Risers and Fallers of the 2017 NCAA Tournament

    Bleacher Report is your one-stop source for March Madness. From the first round to the final buzzer, B/R has you covered with the latest news and analysis, plus every highlight you can't miss...

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  5. Predicting Which High Seeds in 2017 NCAA Tournament Won't Reach 2018 Big Dance

    Think making the NCAA men's college basketball tournament is easy? Tell that to roughly half of the field from this past tourney that isn't likely to be included a year from now...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 months ago 26,237 reads 0 comments

  6. Tar Heels' Title Shows UNC Can Still Hang with Game's Blue Bloods in Its Own Way

    GLENDALE, Arizona — The 66-year-old Hall of Famer with the surgically repaired knee walked gingerly along the black carpet that led to North Carolina's locker room...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 8 months ago 50,838 reads 0 comments

  7. North Carolina Becomes 1st School to Win Men's Title in 4 Consecutive Decades

    Fact: North Carolina beat Gonzaga 71-65 in the national championship on Monday night, becoming the first school to win a Division I men’s basketball title in four consecutive decades (1982, 1993, 2005, 2009 and 2017)...

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  8. Twitter Reacts to NCAA Championship Game's Questionable Officiating

    North Carolina redeemed last year's crushing NCAA championship loss with a 71-65 title win over fellow top seed Gonzaga on Monday night. Instead of celebrating the Tar Heels' success, viewers were left frustrated by overbearing officiating...

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  9. NCAA to Reconsider North Carolina for Championships After HB2 Repeal

    The NCAA Board of Governors voted to "reluctantly" consider bids by North Carolina to hold collegiate championship events after the state repealed HB2 and replaced it with HB142, which the governing body of college sports called "far from perfect...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 10,459 reads 0 comments

  10. JJ Redick Says College Athletes Should Be Paid and 'Scholarships Don't Count'

    Following the North Carolina Tar Heels' 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs to win the 2017 NCAA tournament in Phoenix on Monday, Los Angeles Clippers guard JJ Redick brought up the issue of college athletes being paid...

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  11. NBA Draft 2017: Updated Big Board After National Championship Game

    The completion of the NCAA tournament officially signals the start of 2017 NBA draft season. Overall, lottery teams should feel good about their options. Our top 14 consists of at least one exciting prospect from every position...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 229,082 reads 0 comments

  12. NCAA Championship Game 2017: Winner, MVP, Stats for UNC vs. Gonzaga

    Joel Berry II overcame an up-and-down tournament highlighted by injuries to both ankles to lead North Carolina to its sixth men's basketball title in a 71-65 victory against Gonzaga Monday night...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 5,092 reads 0 comments

  13. Joel Berry, Kennedy Meeks, Roy Williams Talk UNC's Championship Win vs. Gonzaga

    The North Carolina Tar Heels earned redemption and a national championship Monday with a 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs just a year after Villanova's Kris Jenkins stunned them with a buzzer-beater to win the title...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 3,041 reads 0 comments

  14. Ranking the Most Memorable Moments from the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Another college basketball campaign has come and gone, but we'll always have special memories of the 2016-17 season...

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  15. North Carolina Tar Heels' Road to the 2017 National Championship

    It wasn't always pretty, but the North Carolina Tar Heels earned the program's sixth NCAA Division I men's basketball championship thanks to a 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Monday night...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 8 months ago 1,834 reads 0 comments

  16. March Madness 2017: The All-Tournament Team After the National Championship

    Before we can put a bow on North Carolina's 2017 national championship and start looking ahead to who the top teams will be in 2018, we need to take a moment to remember all the players ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 8 months ago 102,578 reads 0 comments

  17. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Final Top 25

    We have our national champion, crowned Monday night in Glendale, Arizona, in front of a massive crowd that witnessed the culmination of another tremendous college basketball season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 months ago 54,694 reads 0 comments

  18. Johnny Manziel Tweets Thoughts on NCAA Selling UNC Title Gear Right After Win

    The North Carolina Tar Heels won the national championship Monday with a 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs, but ESPN commentator Jay Bilas took exception with how the NCAA quickly ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 7,185 reads 0 comments

  19. UNC vs. Gonzaga: Celebration Highlights of Tar Heels' 2017 NCAA Championship Win

    For the sixth time in program history, the North Carolina Tar Heels are national champions. After losing to the Villanova Wildcats on a buzzer-beater in last year's national championship ...

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  20. Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament

    One year after being denied a title by a Kris Jenkins buzzer-beater, the North Carolina Tar Heels are your 2017 national champions...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 8 months ago 86,229 reads 0 comments

  21. Joel Berry Named 2017 NCAA Final Four's Most Outstanding Player After UNC Win

    Joel Berry II was named the Final Four 's Most Outstanding Player after leading North Carolina to a national championship...

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  22. UNC Holds off Gonzaga 71-65 to Win 6th NCAA Championship

    North Carolina lost last year's national title game to Villanova on Kris Jenkins' buzzer-beater. But the Tar Heels were the ones dancing as the confetti fell this year...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 242,306 reads 0 comments

  23. NCAA Championship Game Time: UNC vs. Gonzaga 2017 Start Time, TV Info

    On Monday, we'll see North Carolina finish a redemption story or Gonzaga win its first men's NCAA national title. Either way, there's a compelling narrative to examine following the outcome...

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  24. Gonzaga vs. North Carolina: What's at Stake in NCAA Championship Game?

    Bleacher Report is your one-stop source for March Madness. From the first round to the final buzzer, B/R has you covered with the latest news and analysis, plus every highlight you can't miss...

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  25. UNC vs. Gonzaga: Game Time and TV Schedule for 2017 NCAA Tournament Final

    Either North Carolina or Gonzaga will be named the 2017 NCAA Division I men's basketball champion on Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:20 p...

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