1967–68 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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1967–68 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
ACC Tournament champions
ACC regular season champions
NCAA Tournament, Runner-Up
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 4
APNo. 4
1967–68 record28–4 (12–2 ACC)
Head coachDean Smith (7th season)
Assistant coachBill Guthridge (1st season)
Home arenaCarmichael Auditorium
Seasons

The 1967–68 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1967–68 men's college basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
December 2*
No. 4 Virginia Tech W 89–76 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 6*
No. 5 Kent W 107–83 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 9*
No. 5 at No. 8 Vanderbilt L 76–89 
 
Nashville, TN
December 12*
No. 5 vs. No. 4 Kentucky
Rivalry
W 84–77 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 16*
No. 7 No. 10 Princeton W 71–63 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 28*
No. 5 vs. Stanford
Far West Classic
W 87–78 
 
Portland, OR
December 29*
No. 5 vs. No. 7 Utah
Far West Classic
W 86–64 
 
Portland, OR
December 30*
No. 5 vs. Oregon State
Far West Classic
W 68–61 
 
Portland, OR
January 3
No. 3 Wake Forest W 74–62 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 6
No. 3 Duke
Rivalry
W 75–72 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 10
No. 3 at NC State
Rivalry
W 68–66 
 
Raleigh, NC
January 13
No. 3 at Clemson W 115–83 
 
Clemson, SC
January 27*
No. 3 vs. Georgia Tech W 82–54 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 1*
No. 3 Florida State W 86–80 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 3
No. 3 at Maryland W 73–67 
 
College Park, MD
February 6
No. 3 Virginia W 108–64 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 8
No. 3 at Wake Forest W 80–60 
 
Winston-Salem, NC
February 10*
No. 3 at Virginia Tech W 80–70 
 
Blacksburg, VA
February 12
No. 3 NC State W 96–84 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 16
No. 3 vs. Clemson
North-South Doubleheader
W 96–74 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 17
No. 3 vs. South Carolina
North-South Doubleheader
W 84–80 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 21
No. 3 Maryland W 83–60 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 24
No. 3 at Virginia W 92–74 
 
Charlottesville, VA
February 28
No. 3 South Carolina L 86–87 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
March 2
No. 3 at No. 10 Duke L 86–87 3OT
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
March 7*
No. 5 vs. Wake Forest
ACC Tournament • Quarterfinals
W 83–70 
 
Charlotte, NC
March 8*
No. 5 vs. South Carolina
ACC Tournament • Semifinals
W 82–79 OT
 
Charlotte, NC
March 9*
No. 5 vs. NC State
ACC Tournament • Final
W 87–50 
 
Charlotte, NC
March 15*
No. 4 No. 3 St. Bonaventure
NCAA Tournament • Regional Semifinals
W 91–72 
 
Raleigh, NC
March 16*
No. 4 vs. No. 8 Davidson
NCAA Tournament • Regional Final
W 70–66 
 
Raleigh, NC
March 22*
No. 4 vs. Ohio State
NCAA Tournament • National Semifinals
W 80–66 
Los Angeles Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
March 23*
No. 4 vs. No. 2 UCLA
NCAA Tournament • National Final
L 55–78  28–4
Los Angeles Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. E=East.

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