Some customers became impatient waiting for the delivery trucks to arrive, but they remained upbeat due to the victory.
A welcome home reception was held for the 2017 NCAA Championship men’s basketball team Tuesday at the Dean Smith Center.
Fans say they’ve been “waiting 364 days for this moment” after losing in the final seconds of last year’s title game.
Around 55,000 people poured out onto Franklin Street Tuesday morning and seven injuries were reported in the aftermath of UNC’s win.
Joel Berry II scored 22 points and handed out six assists in the Tar Heels’ 71-65 victory over Gonzaga
Thousands spilled onto the street after the Tar Heels won their sixth national title.
Just seconds after the Tar Heels defeated Gonzaga 71-65, hundreds of fans swarmed Franklin Street at Columbia Street.
Donning their Carolina Blue, more than 9,000 UNC fans gathered in the Dean Smith Center Monday night.
The final pits two of the most elite teams in college hoops against one another.
The game is also a hot ticket for West Coast fans, who rarely get the chance to see the Heels play in person.