This year, with the event being held in Chapel Hill, they didn't.
The Tar Heels lost three crucial semifinal matches by a total of five points en route to a third-place overall finish behind N.C. State (78.5 points) and Virginia (73). UNC finished with 68 total points, while Maryland finished fourth with 52.5 points. Duke ended up a distant fifth with 34 points.
The third-place finish is the Tar Heels' lowest since 1989-90, when they were fourth in the ACC.