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Chansky’s Notebook: Greatest Weekend Ever?Despite the four years of attempted Death by Inertia from the NCAA, and a snub from the baseball selection committee, Carolina Athletics had its greatest weekend in history. A day after the UNC women won the NCAA lacrosse championship over former ACC rival Maryland, the men won their fifth national title by beating the now Big-Ten Terrapins. (Chapelboro.com)
Good Morning, University of National ChampionsUNC won two national titles in a span of 28 hours which is as many as a certain Triangle school has won in its entire history. On Sunday the women's lacrosse team dominated Maryland and claimed the program's second national title. On the men's side, UNC ended a 25 year title drought for the program, knocking off #1 seed Maryland 14-13. (Tar Heel Blog)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Post National Championship Players Press ConferenceLuke Goldstock, Brian Balkam, and Chris Cloutier speak with the media after the Tar Heels down Maryland in overtime, 14-13, for the 2016 NCAA men's lacrosse title.
Historic weekend in Philly for North Carolina lacrosseIt was a Final Four weekend like no other in NCAA lacrosse history. The same two schools had never played each other for both the men's and women's Division I titles. When it was done, UNC had pulled off a championship sweep at the expense of the University of Maryland - its former rival in the ACC that moved to the Big Ten in 2014. (Philadelphia Inquirer)
UNC men's lacrosse finished unlikely title run with serendipitous victoryThe Tar Heels, the first unseeded team to win a national lacrosse title in 43 years, defy a lot of things -- logic and the odds, for starters -- and they really don't care. Never did after that Hofstra loss on Feb. 20. Never have this entire season. And that's really what defines them: a beautiful indifference that culminated in their first national championship in 25 years. (ESPN.com)
How Carolina Flipped the ScriptThe curse was supposed to be North Carolina's now. Luke Goldstock just went to the penalty box for shoving Maryland's Mike McCarney — a dead ball foul that occurred 90 yards away from the ball with 3.8 seconds left in the NCAA men's lacrosse championship game Monday at Lincoln Financial Field. (Lacrosse Magazine)
Turner's Take: Kick The Doors InTheir backs had been against the wall, again, and again they had come through. The win gave Carolina the school's first NCAA men's lacrosse title since 1991. Incidentally, the alumni from that 1991 team were recognized at halftime for the 25th anniversary of their championship. They were there after the game, too, celebrating with Carolina's newest champions. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Drops Maryland in OT for National Championship - HighlightsChris Cloutier scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Tar Heels claimed the 2016 National Championship with a 14-13 win over Maryland.
Tar Heel men stun No. 1 Maryland in overtime to win lacrosse championshipChris Cloutier’s goal with 1 minute, 39 seconds left in overtime propelled unseeded North Carolina to a 14-13 win against No. 1 seed Maryland and the program’s first NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse championship since 1991. The Terps’ lack of success in NCAA title games is now 0-9 since the 1975 squad captured that championship. (Baltimore Sun)
Video: Joe Breschi Post-National Championship On-Field InterviewUNC Men's Lacrosse Coach Joe Breschi describes the emotion of winning the 2016 National Championship after the 14-13 overtime win over Maryland.
Video: Chris Cloutier Scores the OT Game-Winner for the National ChampionshipUNC's Chris Cloutier scores in overtime to give the Tar Heels a 14-13 victory over Maryland and the 2016 Men's Lacrosse National Championship.
UNC Slips By Maryland 14-13 To Win First Men's Lacrosse Title Since 1991In a back and forth affair, UNC gets a sudden victory goal from Chris Cloutier to win the national title in lacrosse 14-13 over Maryland. UNC's run to the title was historic becoming the first unseeded team in tournament history to win the championship. The Tar Heels become the first school since Princeton in 1994 to win both the men's and women's title in the same season. (Tar Heel Blog)
Tar Heels Down Terps In OT For NCAA Men's Lacrosse Title, 14-13Chris Cloutier scored at the 1:39 mark of overtime off an assist from Michael Tagliaferri to give the North Carolina men's lacrosse team a 14-13 win over Maryland in the NCAA championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday afternoon. The Tar Heels captured their first national championship since 1991. (GoHeels.com)
Despite Shifts In Men's Lacrosse, UNC-Maryland Rivalry Has EnduredWhen Maryland left the ACC for the Big Ten, only one ACC team kept it on its schedule: North Carolina. The teams meet again on Monday in a game that has a little more importance than usual, considering they are playing for the national title. The top-seeded Terrapins and unseeded Tar Heels play in the national championship game Monday at 1 p.m. in Philadelphia. (Inside Lacrosse)
UNC vs. Maryland men's lacrosse: Three things to watchMaryland enjoys a 42-24 record against UNC and a 2-1 mark in the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels are making their sixth appearance in the title game and are 4-1 at this stage of the postseason. The Terps have advanced to their 13th overall championship final and their fourth in the last six years, but they are 0-8 since capturing their second and last crown in 1975. (Baltimore Sun)