1970–71 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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1970–71 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
NIT Champions
ACC Regular Season Champions
NIT, Final
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 13
1970–71 record26–6 (11–3 ACC)
Head coachDean Smith (10th season)
Assistant coachBill Guthridge (4th season)
Home arenaCarmichael Auditorium
Seasons

The 1970–71 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1970–71 men's college basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
December 1*
East Tennessee State W 109–79 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 5*
at William & Mary W 101–72 
 
 
December 12*
vs. Creighton W 106–86 
 
Charlotte, NC
December 15
Virginia W 80–75 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 18*
No. 20 vs. NC State
Big Four Tournament
L 70–82 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 19*
No. 20 vs. Duke
Big Four Tournament
W 83–81 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 22*
No. 20 at Utah L 86–105 
 
Salt Lake City, UT
December 29*
No. 17 vs. Penn State W 73–57 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 30*
vs. Northwestern W 98–74 
 
Greensboro, NC
January 2*
vs. Tulane W 101–79 
 
Charlotte, NC
January 4
No. 2 South Carolina W 79–64 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 9
No. 20 Duke W 79–74 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 14
No. 15 Clemson W 92–72 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 30
No. 15 at Wake Forest L 84–96 
 
Winston-Salem, NC
January 30
No. 20 Maryland W 105–79 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 8
No. 16 at NC State W 65–63 
 
Raleigh, NC
February 12*
No. 11 vs. Georgia Tech
North-South Doubleheader
W 87–58 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 13
No. 11 vs. Clemson
North-South Doubleheader
W 86–48 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 17
No. 8 at Maryland W 100–76 
 
College Park, MD
February 20
No. 8 at No. 7 South Carolina L 66–72 
 
Columbia, SC
February 22*
No. 8 Florida State W 70–61 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 27
No. 13 at Virginia W 75–74 
 
Charlottesville, VA
March 3
No. 12 NC State W 97–81 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
March 6
No. 12 at Duke L 83–92 
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
March 11*
No. 13 vs. Clemson
ACC Tournament
W 76–41 
 
Greensboro, NC
March 12*
No. 13 vs. Virginia
ACC Tournament
W 78–68 
 
Greensboro, NC
March 13*
No. 13 vs. No. 6 South Carolina
ACC Tournament
L 51–52 
 
Greensboro, NC
March 20*
No. 13 vs. Massachusetts
NIT
W 90–49 
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
March 22*
No. 13 vs. Providence
NIT
W 86–79 
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
March 25*
No. 13 vs. Duke
NIT
W 73–67 
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
March 27*
No. 13 vs. Georgia Tech
NIT
W 84–66 
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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