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1988-89 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results

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Overall: 29-8, .784 W-L% (18th of 293)
Conference: 9-5, 4th in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dean Smith (29-8)

PS/G: 90.0 (11th of 293) ▪ PA/G: 79.7 (224th of 293)
SRS: 22.73 (6th of 293) ▪ SOS: 12.41 (5th of 293)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in Southeast)
Won Southeast First Round (93-79) versus #15 Southern
Won Southeast Second Round (88-81) versus #7 UCLA
Lost Southeast Regional Semifinal (92-87) versus #3 Michigan

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/22 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/7 Final
6 5 10 8 8 8 7 6 8 13 7 3 6 8 5 5 9 5

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 18, 1988 REG Chattanooga Southern W 111 84 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 19, 1988 REG Georgia SEC W 99 91 2 0 W 2
3 Sun, Nov 20, 1988 REG N Missouri Big 8 L 81 91 2 1 L 1
4 Fri, Nov 25, 1988 REG N Indiana Big Ten W 106 92 3 1 W 1
5 Mon, Nov 28, 1988 REG Stanford Pac-10 W 87 76 4 1 W 2
6 Fri, Dec 2, 1988 REG N Arizona Pac-10 W 79 72 5 1 W 3
7 Sat, Dec 3, 1988 REG N Missouri Big 8 W 76 60 6 1 W 4
8 Wed, Dec 7, 1988 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 89 77 7 1 W 5
9 Sat, Dec 10, 1988 REG N Richmond CAA W 76 68 8 1 W 6
10 Sat, Dec 17, 1988 REG UCLA Pac-10 W 104 78 9 1 W 7
11 Thu, Dec 22, 1988 REG N Towson ECC W 102 74 10 1 W 8
12 Thu, Dec 29, 1988 REG @ San Diego State WAC W 103 92 11 1 W 9
13 Tue, Jan 3, 1989 REG @ Pepperdine WCC W 102 80 12 1 W 10
14 Thu, Jan 5, 1989 REG @ DePaul Ind W 87 67 13 1 W 11
15 Sat, Jan 7, 1989 REG Iowa Big Ten L 97 98 13 2 L 1
16 Wed, Jan 11, 1989 REG Maryland ACC W 88 72 14 2 W 1
17 Sun, Jan 15, 1989 REG @ Virginia ACC L 83 106 14 3 L 1
18 Wed, Jan 18, 1989 REG @ Duke ACC W 91 71 15 3 W 1
19 Sat, Jan 21, 1989 REG North Carolina State ACC W 84 81 16 3 W 2
20 Wed, Jan 25, 1989 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 88 74 17 3 W 3
21 Sat, Jan 28, 1989 REG Georgia Tech ACC W 92 85 18 3 W 4
22 Wed, Feb 1, 1989 REG @ Clemson ACC L 82 85 18 4 L 1
23 Thu, Feb 9, 1989 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 88 98 18 5 L 2
24 Sun, Feb 12, 1989 REG Virginia ACC W 85 67 19 5 W 1
25 Tue, Feb 14, 1989 REG @ Old Dominion Sun Belt W 87 77 20 5 W 2
26 Thu, Feb 16, 1989 REG Wake Forest ACC W 99 76 21 5 W 3
27 Sun, Feb 19, 1989 REG @ Maryland ACC W 86 75 22 5 W 4
28 Tue, Feb 21, 1989 REG Nevada Big Sky W 109 86 23 5 W 5
29 Sat, Feb 25, 1989 REG Clemson ACC W 100 86 24 5 W 6
30 Wed, Mar 1, 1989 REG @ Georgia Tech ACC L 74 76 24 6 L 1
31 Sun, Mar 5, 1989 REG Duke ACC L 86 88 24 7 L 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
32 Fri, Mar 10, 1989 CTOURN @ Georgia Tech ACC W 77 62 25 7 W 1
33 Sat, Mar 11, 1989 CTOURN N Maryland ACC W 88 58 26 7 W 2
34 Sun, Mar 12, 1989 CTOURN N Duke ACC W 77 74 27 7 W 3
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
35 Fri, Mar 17, 1989 NCAA N Southern SWAC W 93 79 28 7 W 4
36 Sun, Mar 19, 1989 NCAA N UCLA Pac-10 W 88 81 29 7 W 5
37 Thu, Mar 23, 1989 NCAA N Michigan Big Ten L 87 92 29 8 L 1