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…
Eddie Lack made 23 stops for the Hurricanes in his first start since being taken to the hospital with a strained neck last week.
For those who made the trip to Phoenix, they say there is a day to relax ahead of the title game.
Just minutes after the win, the intersection at Top of the Hill was filled and a bonfire was lit.
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.