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Sophomore guard Caleb Love (2) drives the ball at the Sweet 16 game against UCLA at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA on March 25, 2022. UNC won 73-66 and is advancing to the Elite 8.

After switching shoes, Caleb Love's second-half explosion carries UNC into Elite Eight

After scoring just three points in the first half of UNC men's hoop's Sweet 16 matchup with UCLA, Caleb Love came back in the second half with a monster 27 points. “That was really my confidence level,” the sophomore guard said. “That’s the best part of my game is not to lose my confidence level. When I’m out there I’m just in a mode — that’s what that was tonight.” In March, with UNC one step away from its first Final Four appearance since 2017’s National Championship, this much is clear: As Love goes, so go the Tar Heels.  

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