March 23, 1957: UNC beats Kansas for the national title

In a 1982 Sports Illustrated article, legendary sportswriter Frank Deford reflected on the 1957 North Carolina Tar Heels: "Here came , 5'10" and change, elbowing his way into the center circle opposite Wilt Chamberlain. The big man glared down. Kearns played it for all it was worth, getting way down as if he could spring 20 feet into the air." (Sports Illustrated)

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March 23, 1957: UNC beats Kansas for the national title

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