by Charly Mann
There have been many great games in UNC's glorious basketball history, but the most memorable one for me was the 1968 NCAA championship game played against the most dominant team of all time, the Lew Alcindor-led (later to change his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) UCLA Bruins. The UNC Tar Heel team featured All-American senior Larry Miller and UNC's first black player, sophomore guard Charlie Scott, who was unquestionably the best player in the ACC that year.
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What is it that binds us to this place as to no other? It is not the well or the bell or the stone walls. or the crisp October nights. No, our love for this place is based upon the fact that it is as it was meant to be, The University of the People.