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.
On Sunday, UNC students and fans were trying everything they could to lock down seats in bars and restaurants for tonight’s NCAA Championshi…
For those who made the trip to Phoenix, they say there is a day to relax ahead of the title game.
Current UNC players were years away from arriving in Chapel Hill when it began.
Gonzaga and the Heels face off Monday night for the title.
The Bulldogs survived a furious second-half rally by South Carolina.
Key to her success was taking South Carolina to beat Duke in the second round.