Memorable Kentucky-North Carolina games

Deandre Liggins - photo by Gary Hershorn | ReutersFor all of the tradition between and North Carolina, are you surprised to know that Saturday’s game at will mark the first time since 1995 that the two programs will square off when both are ranked in the top five in the nation?  That matchup came in 1995, in the South Regional final in Birmingham. Another came in the 1977 East Regional final and the only number one-versus-number two showdown occurred in December, 1981 at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.


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