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Monday June 27th

Men's basketball



UNC graduate manager Brandon Robinson comforts sophomore guard Caleb Love (2) after a national championship loss to Kansas in New Orleans on Monday, April 4, 2022. UNC lost  72-69.

'We came this far': Togetherness and the "experience" after UNC's 72-69 title loss to Kansas

The 72-69 loss to Kansas in the national championship game hurt for the Tar Heels. But don’t think for a second that they’re disappointed. Hurting, sure — but not disappointed. The team accomplished incredible feats, all while the world said it couldn’t, over and over again. “It hurts for us to get this far and come up short like this, with everything we went through,” sophomore guard Caleb Love said. “But you know, the positive thing is, I wouldn’t want to go through this with anybody else.”

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