1973–74 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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1973–74 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
NIT, First Round
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 8
1973–74 record22–6 (9–3 ACC)
Head coachDean Smith (13th season)
Assistant coachBill Guthridge (7th season)
Assistant coachEddie Fogler (3rd season)
CaptainDarrell Elston
Bobby Jones
Home arenaCarmichael Auditorium
Seasons

The 1973–74 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1973–74 men's college basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
December 1*
No. 5 vs. No. 14 Houston W 97–74 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 5*
No. 5 California W 74–70 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 8*
No. 5 Vermont W 103–48 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 10*
No. 5 vs. No. 10 Kentucky W 101–84 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 15*
No. 5 East Tennessee State W 81–63 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 20*
No. 4 vs. Virginia Tech W 83–78 
 
Charlotte, NC
December 28
No. 4 at St. Thomas (FL) W 112–72 
 
 
January 4*
No. 4 vs. No. 5 NC State
Big Four Tournament
L 77–78 
 
Greensboro, NC
January 5*
No. 4 vs. Duke
Big Four Tournament
W 84–75 
 
Greensboro, NC
January 9
No. 5 at Clemson W 102–90 
 
Clemson, SC
January 12
No. 5 at Virginia W 87–75 
 
Charlottesville, VA
January 16
No. 5 Wake Forest W 95–78 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 19
No. 5 at Duke W 73–71 
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 22
No. 5 No. 3 NC State L 80–83 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 26
No. 4 No. 5 Maryland W 82–73 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 30
No. 4 at Wake Forest W 77–67 
 
Winston-Salem, NC
February 2
No. 4 Clemson W 61–60 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 8*
No. 4 vs. Furman
North-South Doubleheader
W 95–60 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 9*
No. 4 vs. Georgia Tech
North-South Doubleheader
W 112–70 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 13
No. 4 at No. 6 Maryland L 80–91 
 
College Park, MD
February 16*
No. 4 vs. Florida State W 104–85 
 
Greensboro, NC
February 20*
No. 6 Miami (OH) W 83–69 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 23
No. 6 Virginia W 94–61 
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 26
No. 6 at No. 1 NC State L 72–83 
 
Raleigh, NC
March 2
No. 4 Duke W 96–92 OT
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
March 7*
No. 6 vs. Wake Forest
ACC Tournament
W 76–62 
 
Greensboro, NC
March 8*
No. 6 vs. No. 4 Maryland
ACC Tournament
L 85–105 
 
Greensboro, NC
March 16*
No. 8 vs. Purdue
NIT
L 71–82 
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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