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1997-98 UNC Tar Heels
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 34-4, .895 W-L% (4th of 306)
Conference: 13-3, 2nd in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Guthridge (34-4)

PS/G: 81.9 (19th of 306) ▪ PA/G: 65.6 (46th of 306)
SRS: 26.67 (2nd of 306) ▪ SOS: 10.38 (5th of 306)

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in East)
Won East First Round (88-52) versus #16 Navy
Won East Second Round (93-83) versus #8 Charlotte
Won East Regional Semifinal (73-58) versus #4 Michigan State
Won East Regional Final (75-64) versus #2 Connecticut
Lost National Semifinal (65-59) versus #3 Utah

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
4 4 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 3 4 1

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 REG Middle Tennessee OVC W 84 56 1 0 W 1 Dean Smith Center
2 Wed, Nov 19, 1997 REG @ Richmond CAA W 84 65 2 0 W 2 Robins Center
3 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 REG University of California Pac-10 W 71 47 3 0 W 3 Dean Smith Center
4 Thu, Nov 27, 1997 REG N UCLA (7) Pac-10 W 109 68 4 0 W 4 Sullivan Arena
5 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 REG N Seton Hall Big East W 95 65 5 0 W 5 Sullivan Arena
6 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 REG N Purdue (6) Big Ten W 73 69 6 0 W 6 Sullivan Arena
7 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 REG N Louisville CUSA W 81 72 7 0 W 7 United Center
8 Fri, Dec 5, 1997 REG N Chattanooga Southern W 68 38 8 0 W 8 Bojangles Coliseum
9 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 REG N Virginia Tech A-10 W 78 57 9 0 W 9 Bojangles Coliseum
10 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 REG Princeton (22) Ivy W 50 42 10 0 W 10 Dean Smith Center
11 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 REG Hampton MEAC W 92 69 11 0 W 11 Dean Smith Center
12 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 REG @ Florida State (17) ACC W 81 73 12 0 W 12 Donald L. Tucker Center
13 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 REG @ Georgia SEC W 82 80 OT 13 0 W 13 Stegeman Coliseum
14 Mon, Dec 29, 1997 REG @ Bethune-Cookman MEAC W 97 46 14 0 W 14 Moore Gymnasium
15 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 REG @ Clemson (21) ACC W 73 70 15 0 W 15 Littlejohn Coliseum
16 Thu, Jan 8, 1998 REG Georgia Tech ACC W 96 75 16 0 W 16 Dean Smith Center
17 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 REG Virginia ACC W 81 73 17 0 W 17 Dean Smith Center
18 Wed, Jan 14, 1998 REG @ Maryland ACC L 83 89 OT 17 1 L 1 Cole Fieldhouse
19 Sat, Jan 17, 1998 REG Appalachian State Southern W 96 63 18 1 W 1 Dean Smith Center
20 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 REG @ North Carolina State ACC W 74 60 19 1 W 2 Reynolds Coliseum
21 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 REG Florida State (20) ACC W 103 55 20 1 W 3 Dean Smith Center
22 Wed, Jan 28, 1998 REG Clemson ACC W 88 79 21 1 W 4 Dean Smith Center
23 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 79 73 22 1 W 5 Lawrence Joel Coliseum
24 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 REG Duke (1) ACC W 97 73 23 1 W 6 Dean Smith Center
25 Sun, Feb 8, 1998 REG @ Georgia Tech ACC W 107 100 2OT 24 1 W 7 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
26 Wed, Feb 11, 1998 REG @ Virginia ACC W 60 45 25 1 W 8 University Hall
27 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 REG Maryland (24) ACC W 85 67 26 1 W 9 Dean Smith Center
28 Sat, Feb 21, 1998 REG North Carolina State ACC L 72 86 26 2 L 1 Dean Smith Center
29 Tue, Feb 24, 1998 REG Wake Forest ACC W 72 53 27 2 W 1 Dean Smith Center
30 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 REG @ Duke (1) ACC L 75 77 27 3 L 1 Cameron Indoor Stadium
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 CTOURN N North Carolina State ACC W 73 46 28 3 W 1 Greensboro Coliseum
32 Sat, Mar 7, 1998 CTOURN Maryland (21) ACC W 83 73 OT 29 3 W 2 Greensboro Coliseum
33 Sun, Mar 8, 1998 CTOURN N Duke (1) ACC W 83 68 30 3 W 3 Greensboro Coliseum
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
34 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 NCAA N Navy Patriot W 88 52 31 3 W 4
35 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 NCAA N Charlotte CUSA W 93 83 OT 32 3 W 5
36 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 NCAA N Michigan State (16) Big Ten W 73 58 33 3 W 6
37 Sat, Mar 21, 1998 NCAA N Connecticut (6) Big East W 75 64 34 3 W 7
38 Sat, Mar 28, 1998 NCAA N Utah (7) WAC L 59 65 34 4 L 1 Alamodome