Event DateEvent Name
03-01-1956The men's basketball team won its first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament game, defeating the University of Virginia 81-77 in Raleigh.
12-04-1956The men's basketball team beat Furman University 94-66, the first win in what would be a 32-0 season. The Tar Heels completed their perfect season by defeating Wilt Chamberlain and the University of Kansas in the 1957 NCAA Championship.