A Carolina comeback in one minute

After the high of beating Duke last Saturday night to win the ACC regular season championship outright, the North Carolina Tar Heels leaped to #6 and #7 in the two polls and became a trendy pick to steal one of the last #1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament. Then they responded by shooting 6-for-21 and committing fifteen turnovers in the first half against ninth-seeded Miami in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament. At one point in the second half they were down nineteen and Heels fans, myself included, were giving up. Yet, after playing about as badly as possible they began shooting the lights out and Miami, who had come from ten down in the final minute against Virginia the previous day to win in overtime, started pulling a Virginia-esque implosion. Incredibly, the Heels’ first lead of the day came with the buzzer sounding, as Tyler Zeller’s layup, leaving his hands with about .1 or .2 left on the clock, went in for the 61-59 win.

Here is their comeback, YouTube style, in a minute…

Go Heels!!!

Author: Matt Privett

Christian. Husband. Father. Pastor.

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