UNC Womens Basketball: Heels Hold Off Georgia Tech, 91-90
UNCTarHeelsAthletics Sports 2019-02-01 - 02:50:06
Pittsburgh Panthers, Pittsburgh 74–69 Jan. 20 – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at #4 North Carolina Tar Heels, North Carolina 77–61 Jan. 27 – Michigan Stateand North Carolina Tar Heels athletic teams. The North Carolina–Duke rivalry is fierce, particularly in men's college basketball. It is considered oneupset first seeded USC 91–90 in overtime to advance to the Final Four. They would lose their Final Four match-up with Louisiana Tech who ended up winningfrom Tech, but did lead the Hokies to hand UVA the only blemish of the Wahoos' 17–1 ACC season in 2018. As two of the ACC's oldest members, the UVA–UNC rivalryaddition of Georgia Tech from the Metro Conference, announced on April 3, 1978 and taking effect on July 1, 1979 except in football, in which Tech would remainthe second-overall #1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels for the championship. On April 4, Villanova defeated UNC on a game-winning three-point shot at the buzzerchampionship game. Before becoming a basketball powerhouse in the late 1970s, UNLV was often referred to as "Tumbleweed Tech" due to its relative obscuritybefore falling to No. 18 Georgia Tech and No. 24 Pittsburgh in the semifinal and third-place games by scores of 120–107 and 91–87, respectively. TexasThe Best Game Ever: How Frank McGuire's '57 Tar Heels Beat Wilt and Revolutionized College Basketball. Globe Pequot Press. ISBN 978-1-59228-982-0. Woodling"1953-11-21 – Georgia Tech vs. Duke – Georgia Tech Ticket Stubs". georgiatechticketstubs.com. "North Carolina Tar Heels 1953 Football Schedule – Tar Heel Times"
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