North Carolina Tar Heels basketball

North Carolina Tar Heels basketball history

University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)
Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, aka The Dean Dome
Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)

Current head coach: Hubert Davis (2021-)

  • Asst: Brad Frederick (2013-)
  • Asst: Jeff Lebo (2021-)
  • Asst: Sean May (2015-)
  • Recruiting: Pat Sullivan (2021-)
  • DPD: Jackie Manuel (2021-)
  • DBO: Eric Hoots (2004-)

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Post-Season:

  • National Championships (1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009, 2017)
  • Final Four Appearances:  21  (1946, 1957, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1991, 1993, 1995,
  • 1997, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2017, 2022)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  35  (1957, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  52  (1941, 1946, 1957, 1959, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  130-48
  • NIT Championships(1971)
  • NIT Appearances:  (1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 2003, 2010)
  • NIT Overall Record:  12-5
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1924)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  3  (1924, 1957, 1982)

Conference Titles (SoCon, ACC):

Award Winners:




North Carolina head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Hubert Davis 2021-Pres 29-10 0 1 0
Roy Williams 2003-21 485-163 9 16 3
Matt Doherty 2000-03 53-43 1 1 0
Bill Guthridge 1997-2000 80-28 0 3 0
Dean Smith 1961-97 879-254 17 27 2
Frank McGuire 1952-61 164-58 5 2 1
Tom Scott 1946-52 100-65 0 0 0
Ben Carnevale 1944-46 52-11 1 1 0
Bill Lange 1939-44 85-41 2 1 0
Walter Skidmore 1935-39 65-25 1 0 0
George Shepard 1931-35 69-16 1
James Ashmore 1926-31 80-37 0
Harlan Sanborn 1925-26 20-5 0
Monk McDonald 1924-25 20-5 1
Bo Shepard 1923-24 26-0 0
Fred Boye 1919-23 49-24 1
Howell Peacock 1916-19 23-14
Chick Doak 1914-16 18-16
Nat Cartmell 1910-14 25-24

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA. 

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