University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The heart and soul of the Tar Heel state, UNC is known for Carolina Blue, athletic excellence and southern charm. People on Tobacco Road take their basketball seriously. Home to the third-winningest program in collegiate basketball history, the Dean E. Smith Center is the bastion of UNC hoops. The arena is decorated by a multitude of banners — five NCAA Championships, 18 ACC conference tournament titles, 49 honored and eight retired jerseys including, Antawn Jamison, James Worthy, Tyler Hansbrough and Michael Jordan.
Nickname:
Tar Heels
Top Rivals:
Duke University, North Carolina State University
Style Facts:
The Tar Heels’ iconic, argyle-laden, basketball uniforms debuted during the 1991-92 season with a big assist from famous designer and UNC graduate, Alexander Julian.