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5 Reasons Why the North Carolina Tar Heels Will Win it All in 2018

These Tar Heels might just have what it takes to make another run at a national title
5 Reasons Why the North Carolina Tar Heels Will Win it All in 2018

March Madness is officially underway. But there is one traditional college basketball powerhouse that seems to be getting overlooked by bracket fillers and prognosticators alike. That team would be the defending national champion North Carolina Tar Heels.

Ranking Every Coach in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

Coach K is at the head of the class, with four national titles and 11 trips to the Final Four.
<p> Ranking Every Coach in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, including Mike Krzyzewski, Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo, Roy Williams, Billy Donovan, Jim Boeheim, Bill Self, Tubby Smith, Steve Fisher, Brad Stevens, Ben Howland, Thad Matta, Bruce Weber, Shaka Smart, Jim Larranaga, Jay Wright, Tom Crean, John Thompson III, Sean Miller, Bo Ryan, Bryce Drew and Andy Enfield.</p>

The NCAA Tournament is a results-based business for coaches. Having the best players or fanbase or reputation isn’t enough. Dean Smith couldn’t even make the Final Four with a team that had Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, Brad Daugherty and Kenny Smith. Jim Valvano ran wild after motivating a group of nobodies past the future Hall of Fame-laden “Phi Slamma Jamma” of Akeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler.

NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview: Midwest Region

Everyone had No. 1 North Carolina in the Sweet 16, but No. 11 NC State was a bracket buster.
<p> Everyone had No. 1 North Carolina in the Sweet 16, but No. 11 NC State was a bracket buster.</p>

NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview: Midwest Region

Top Dog — North Carolina (1)

NCAA Tournament: Midwest Region Preview

Harrison Barnes and preseason No. 1 North Carolina aims to end the year on top.
<p> A preview of the Midwest Region in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. Harrison Barnes and the preseason No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels hope to return to the top at the Final Four in New Orleans but the Kansas Jayhawks will be a tough out.</p>

2012 NCAA Tournament

MIDWEST REGION
St. Louis

Top Two – North Carolina (1), Kansas (2)