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1987-88 UNC Tar Heels
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 27-7, .794 W-L% (34th of 290)
Conference: 11-3, 1st in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dean Smith (27-7)

PS/G: 82.0 (34th of 290) ▪ PA/G: 73.2 (140th of 290)
SRS: 19.52 (9th of 290) ▪ SOS: 10.72 (3rd of 290)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in West)
Won West First Round (83-65) versus #15 North Texas
Won West Second Round (123-97) versus #10 Loyola Marymount
Won West Regional Semifinal (78-69) versus #3 Michigan
Lost West Regional Final (70-52) versus #1 Arizona

AP Poll Summary

Pre 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 3/8 Final
3 1 5 4 4 4 4 2 2 3 8 6 5 9 6 9 7

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Nov 21, 1987 REG N Syracuse (1) Big East W 96 93 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Nov 27, 1987 REG N Southern California Pac-10 W 82 77 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Nov 28, 1987 REG @ Richmond CAA W 87 76 3 0 W 3 Robins Center
4 Thu, Dec 3, 1987 REG Stetson A-Sun W 86 74 4 0 W 4 Smith Center
5 Sat, Dec 5, 1987 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC L 76 78 4 1 L 1 Memorial Gymnasium
6 Sat, Dec 12, 1987 REG Southern Methodist SWC W 90 74 5 1 W 1 Smith Center
7 Thu, Dec 17, 1987 REG N Citadel Southern W 98 74 6 1 W 2
8 Sat, Dec 19, 1987 REG @ Illinois Big Ten W 83 74 7 1 W 3 Assembly Hall
9 Wed, Dec 30, 1987 REG @ Nevada Big Sky W 115 91 8 1 W 4 Lawlor Events Center
10 Sat, Jan 2, 1988 REG @ UCLA Pac-10 W 80 73 9 1 W 5 Pauley Pavilion
11 Wed, Jan 6, 1988 REG N Fordham MAAC W 76 67 10 1 W 6
12 Sat, Jan 9, 1988 REG La Salle MAAC W 96 82 11 1 W 7 Smith Center
13 Thu, Jan 14, 1988 REG @ Maryland ACC W 71 65 12 1 W 8 Cole Fieldhouse
14 Sat, Jan 16, 1988 REG Virginia ACC W 87 62 13 1 W 9 Smith Center
15 Thu, Jan 21, 1988 REG Duke (9) ACC L 69 70 13 2 L 1 Smith Center
16 Sun, Jan 24, 1988 REG @ North Carolina State (20) ACC W 77 73 14 2 W 1 Reynolds Coliseum
17 Thu, Jan 28, 1988 REG @ Wake Forest ACC L 80 83 14 3 L 1 Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum
18 Sat, Jan 30, 1988 REG Georgia Tech ACC W 73 71 15 3 W 1 Smith Center
19 Thu, Feb 4, 1988 REG @ Clemson ACC W 88 64 16 3 W 2 Littlejohn Coliseum
20 Thu, Feb 11, 1988 REG North Carolina State (16) ACC W 75 73 17 3 W 3 Smith Center
21 Sun, Feb 14, 1988 REG @ Virginia ACC W 64 58 18 3 W 4 University Hall
22 Wed, Feb 17, 1988 REG Wake Forest ACC W 80 62 19 3 W 5 Smith Center
23 Sat, Feb 20, 1988 REG Maryland ACC W 74 73 20 3 W 6 Smith Center
24 Sun, Feb 21, 1988 REG Temple (1) A-10 L 66 83 20 4 L 1 Smith Center
25 Sun, Feb 28, 1988 REG Clemson ACC W 88 52 21 4 W 1 Smith Center
26 Wed, Mar 2, 1988 REG @ Georgia Tech (13) ACC W 97 80 22 4 W 2 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
27 Sun, Mar 6, 1988 REG @ Duke (9) ACC L 81 96 22 5 L 1 Cameron Indoor Stadium
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
28 Fri, Mar 11, 1988 CTOURN N Wake Forest ACC W 83 62 23 5 W 1 Greensboro Coliseum
29 Sat, Mar 12, 1988 CTOURN Maryland ACC W 74 64 24 5 W 2 Greensboro Coliseum
30 Sun, Mar 13, 1988 CTOURN N Duke (8) ACC L 61 65 24 6 L 1 Greensboro Coliseum
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Thu, Mar 17, 1988 NCAA N North Texas Southland W 83 65 25 6 W 1 Jon M. Huntsman Center
32 Sat, Mar 19, 1988 NCAA N Loyola Marymount (15) WCC W 123 97 26 6 W 2
33 Fri, Mar 25, 1988 NCAA N Michigan (10) Big Ten W 78 69 27 6 W 3
34 Sun, Mar 27, 1988 NCAA N Arizona (2) Pac-10 L 52 70 27 7 L 1 Kingdome