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.
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…
Gonzaga and the Heels face off Monday night for the title.
About 30 of the 250 band members earned the opportunity to travel with the team to the NCAA tournament.
And among the Tar Heels, Theo Pinson is a leader in staying loose.
Many fans say they came a few days ahead of Saturday’s game in order to take advantage of the warm weather and enjoy all the festivities.
UNC senior Katie Demski was sure to snag a pic with the famous Tar Heel before she went to her gate.
Berry hurt his left ankle in last weekend’s win over Kentucky.