The University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball program is one of the most recognizable programs in all of sports. From iconic head coaches like Dean Smith and Roy Williams to legendary basketball players like Charlie Scott, Billy Cunningham, Phil Ford, Jerry Stackhouse and Antawn Jamison, there’s nothing that hasn’t been accomplished in the Carolina Blue in Chapel Hill. Oh yeah, they also had some guy named Michael Jordan come through the program, ever heard of him?
The Tar Heels have also wore a variety of sneakers over the years. From starting off with Converse and wearing famous kicks like the Chuck Taylors and the Weapons, to switching over to the their most famous alum’s sneaker brand to wear Nike and Jordan, respectfully. Let’s take a look at The Sneakers Worn for the 15 Best North Carolina Performances of All Time.
Eddie Maisonet is the Editor-In-Chief of The Sportsfan Journal, contributor to SLAM Online and Sneaker Report, and loves women who wear big hoop earrings. Follow him on Twitter to keep up with more of his shenanigans and tomfoolery.