56 years ago today: KU vs. UNC

Posted on Mar 23, 2013 in News and Sports

Our friends at KUhistory.com posted this notable tidbit worth sharing today: On March 23, 1957, the Wilt Chamberlain-led Jayhawks took on the Tar Heels in one of the most epic NCAA National Championship games ever played. The game took three overtimes to be decided, and it remains the only NCAA title decided in triple-OT. Many regard it as one of the greatest championship games ever played. Despite the deep connections between the two storied basketball programs, the schools have only met 10 times, with KU leading the series 6-4. They tip off Sunday at 4:15 p.m. CT.

Learn more about the KU History project at KUhistory.com.

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