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[2021-2022 Season] Games for UNC Men's Basketball

This article introduces games for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) men's basketball in the 2021-2022 season.

UNC is Michael Jordan's graduating school, so this is for you Michael Jordan fans and those who would like to cheer for the Tar Heels!

UNC is a member of Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

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UNC men's basketball roster in the 2021-2022 season is as follows.

NumberNamePositionHeightClass
#0Anthony HarrisShooting Guard6-4Sophomore (Red Shirt)
#1Leaky BlackSmall Forward6-9Senior
#2Caleb LovePoint Guard6-4Sophomore
#3Dontrez StylesSmall Forward6-6Freshman
#4R. J. DavisShooting Guard6-0Sophomore
#5Armando BacotCenter6-11Junior
#11D'Marco DunnShooting Guard6-5Freshman
#13Dawson GarciaPower Forward6-11Sophomore
#14Puff JohnsonSmall Forward6-8Sophomore
#22Justin McKoySmall Forward6-8Junior
#24Kerwin WaltonShooting Guard6-5Sophomore
#25Creighton LeboPoint Guard6-1Sophomore
#34Duwe FarrisSmall Forward6-7Junior
#35Ryan McAdooSmall Forward6-5Senior (Red Shirt)
#45Brady ManekPower Forward6-9Graduate Student
(Transfer after Graduation
from Another School)

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Table of Contents

October 15, 2021: Blue 60-45 White

Late Night was not held in COVID-19 last year, but this year it was successfully held.

The history of the new coach, "Hubert Davis," is about to begin.

The Blue Team and the White Team played a Red-White Game at UNC.

The Red and White teams played a 60-point first round, with either team scoring 30 points before switching courts for the second half.

The Blue team defeated the White team 60-45.

November 5, 2021: UNC 83-55 Elizabeth City State University

In an exhibition (non-conference) match, UNC defeated Elizabeth City State University 83-55.

Dawson Garcia scored 17 points, the most on UNC.

That's a good start.

Vince Carter was there in support!

November 9, 2021: UNC 83-67 Loyola University Maryland

UNC defeated Loyola University Maryland 83-67.

Caleb Love scored 22 points and Brady Manek had 20 points.

Hubert Davis won his first official game as a coach.

November 12, 2021: UNC 94-87 Brown University

UNC defeated Brown University 94-87.

Trailing by three points, 47-50, in the first half, UNC rallied from a 72-70 deficit with 9:44 left in the second half and held on for the win.

R. J. Davis scored 26 points and Armando Bacot added 22 points.

November 16, 2021: UNC 94-83 College of Charleston

UNC defeated College of Charleston 94-83.

UNC trailed by 6 points, 36-42, in the first half, but came back in the second half to pull away.

This year's team is off to a slow start….

Armando Bacot had 24 points and Caleb Love had 22 points.

November 20, 2021: UNC 84-93 Purdue University

UNC lost to Purdue University 84-93.

It was their first loss of the season….

Dawson Garcia had 26 points and Caleb Love and R. J. Davis each had 18 points.

We hope to win our next game against the University of Tennessee!

Go Heels!📣

November 21, 2021: UNC 72-89 University of Tennessee

UNC lost to the University of Tennessee 72-89.

That's two losses in a row…

Let's avoid a third straight loss with a win against UNC Asheville on November 23!

Go Heels!

November 23, 2021: UNC 72-53 UNC Asheville

UNC avoided a three-game losing streak with a 72-53 win over UNC Asheville!

Armando Bacot had 22 points and R. J. Davis had 12 points for UNC.

Go Heels!

December 1, 2021: UNC 72-51 University of Michigan

UNC defeated the University of Michigan 72-51.

Caleb Love scored 22 points, Dawson Garcia had 14, and Armando Bacot had 11.

Caleb Love, in particular, was on a roll, making Steph Curry-like threes! (1:31, 4:07, 7:19, 7:39)

Go Heels!

Tyler Hansbrough was there in support! (8:33)

Antwan Jamison was at halftime to report on his induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame!

December 5, 2021: UNC 79-62 Georgia Institute of Technology

UNC defeated Georgia Institute of Technology 79-62!

R. J. Davis scored 23 points and Caleb Love had 17.

December 11, 2021: UNC 80-63 Elon University

UNC defeated Elon University 80-63.

Caleb Love scored 22 points and Dawson Garcia had 22 points in the win.

December 14, 2021: UNC 74-61 Furman University

UNC defeated Furman University 74-61.

Dawson Garcia had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Armando Bacot had 14 points and 12 rebounds!

Two double-doubles!

Go Heels!

December 18, 2021: UNC 69-98 University of Kentucky

UNC lost 69-98 to the University of Kentucky.

The reason for the loss was that UNC made just 1 of 13 3-point attempts (7.69% success rate)….

Let's get back to basics like former UNC coach Dean Smith famously said, "PLAY HARD. PLAY SMART. PLAY TOGETHER"!

Go Heels!

December 21, 2021: UNC 70-50 Appalachian State University

UNC defeated Appalachian State University 70-50!

Armando Bacot had 16 points and 10 rebounds and R. J. Davis had 15 points.

January 2, 2022: UNC 91-65 Boston College

UNC defeated Boston College 91-65.

Caleb Love had 22 points and Armando Bacot had 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Go Heels!

January 5, 2022: UNC 73-78 University of Notre Dame

UNC lost to University of Notre Dame 73-78.

Trailing by four at the end of the first half, 35-39, and up 67-66 with 3:28 left in the second half, UNC lacked shooting prowess in clutch time.

It hurt that starting 5 Dawson Garcia was sidelined with a concussion, and six-man players Kerwin Walton and Justin McCoy with COVID-19.

We hope to win the next game with a full team!

January 8, 2022: UNC 74-58 University of Virginia

UNC defeated the University of Virginia 74-58.

Against the University of Virginia, we had lost 7 in a row and were happy to stop it!

Armando Bacot had 29 points and 22 rebounds, Brady Manek had 19 points, and Caleb Love had 16 points.

Danny Green (center of photo) and Roy Williams (right in photo) were also there!

January 15, 2022: UNC 88-65 Georgia Institute of Technology

UNC had a convincing 88-65 win over Georgia Tech.

Armando Bacot had 29 points and 12 rebounds, R. J. Davis had 21, Caleb Love 14, and Brady Manek 11.

January 18, 2022: UNC 57-85 University of Miami

UNC lost to the University of Miami 57-85.

Overall, UNC's lack of shooting and turnovers were the main reasons for the loss.

Also, Armando Bacot was in foul trouble….

Next time, we will win!

Go Heels!

January 22, 2022: UNC 76-98 Wake Forest University

UNC lost to Wake Forest University 76-98.

UNC had an overwhelming 23-3 offensive rebounding lead, but the lack of shooting and foul trouble hurt them.

Coping with poor flow is an urgent issue!

January 24, 2022: UNC 78-68 Virginia Tech

UNC snapped its losing streak at two with a 78-68 win over Virginia Tech!

All five UNC starters scored 10 or more points, with UNC's highest scorer, Caleb Love, scoring 22 points and dishing out 5 assists.

January 26, 2022: UNC 58-47 Boston College

UNC defeated Boston College 58-47.

Caleb Love scored 16 points and R. J. Davis had 13 in the win.

Go Heels!

January 29, 2022: UNC 100-80 North Carolina State University

UNC defeated North Carolina State University 100-80!

  • Caleb Love: 21 points
  • Armando Bacot: 18 points, 13 rebounds
  • R. J. Davis: 17 points
  • Brady Manek: 17 points

Michael Jordan's 1982 NCAA Tournament winning team played a big role in the game!

Michael Jordan and the UNC team that won the 1982 NCAA Tournament against North Carolina State!

https://twitter.com/UNC_Basketball/status/1487522838240129026

February 1, 2022: UNC 90-83 University of Louisville

UNC defeated the University of Louisville 90-83 in overtime.

It was a close, sweaty game, but we managed to win!

All five starters scored in double figures, led by Brady Manek's 24 points!

Go Heels!

February 5, 2022: UNC 67-87 Duke University

UNC lost to Duke University 67-87.

We lost because we were outscored at the start of the game and our defense wasn't working….

Let's get revenge in the rematch on 3/5!

Go Heels!

February 8, 2022: UNC 79-77 Clemson University

UNC defeated Clemson University 79-77.

Tied 77-77 with 3.1 seconds left in the second half, Brady Manek's layup won it for UNC and they held on!

Thank you, Brady!

February 12, 2022: UNC 94-74 Florida State University

UNC defeated Florida State 94-74.

Caleb Love scored 18 points, Armando Bacot had 17 points and 14 rebounds, R. J. Davis had 16 points, and Brady Manek had 16 points.

Go Heels!

February 16, 2022: UNC 67-76 University of Pittsburgh

UNC lost to the University of Pittsburgh 67-76.

We were outscored by 17 points in the first half, 23-40, and that hurt us.

We need to be more consistent on defense when the offense is off….

February 19, 2022: UNC 65-57 Virginia Tech

UNC defeated Virginia Tech 65-57.

Caleb Love scored 21 points, Brady Manek had 14, Armando Bacot had 12 points and 15 rebounds, and R. J. Davis had 10.

Go Heels!

February 21, 2022: UNC 70-63 University of Louisville

UNC defeated the University of Louisville 70-63.

Brady Manek had 17 points, Caleb Love 16, R. J. Davis 16, Armando Bacot 12 and 15 rebounds.

Go Heels!

February 26, 2022: UNC 84-74 North Carolina State University

UNC defeated North Carolina State University 84-74.

Armando Bacot had 28 points, 18 rebounds, and 5 blocks, Caleb Love scored 16, Brady Manek 16, and Puff Johnson 16.

Go Heels!

February 28, 2022: UNC 88-79 Syracuse University

UNC defeated Syracuse University 88-79 in overtime.

Brady Manek scored 22 points, Caleb Love had 21, R. J. Davis had 17, and Armando Bacot had 17 points and 18 rebounds.

Go Heels!

March 5, 2022: UNC 94-81 Duke University

UNC defeated Duke University 94-81.

Armando Bacot had 23 points and 7 rebounds, Caleb Love had 22 points, R. J. Davis had 21 points, and Brady Manek had 20 points.

This is revenge for February 5!

Go Heels!

It was the last home game for Coach "Coach K" at Duke University. Thank you for your hard work.

Tickets for Coach K's last home game were valued at $79,988!

Jerry Seinfeld (from Queens, City University of New York, Duke University fan, wearing a DUKE logo sweatshirt) and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (from Duke University, to Jerry Seinfeld's right) were also watching the game!

A view of Franklin Street in Chapel Hill at the time of UNC's victory over Duke University!

March 10, 2022: UNC 63-43 University of Virginia

UNC defeated the University of Virginia 63-43.

Brady Manek had 21 points, Armando Bacot had 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Caleb Love had 10 points.

Go Heels!

March 11, 2022: UNC 59-72 Virginia Tech

UNC lost to Virginia Tech 59-72.

Poor 3-point shooting and ineffective defense were the main reasons for the loss….

We are now ready to switch to the NCAA Tournament!

March 17, 2022: UNC 95-63 Marquette University

In their first game of the NCAA Tournament, UNC defeated Marquette University 95-63.

Brady Manek had 28 points and 11 rebounds, Caleb Love had 23 points, and Armando Bacot had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Their next NCAA Tournament opponent is defending champion Baylor University!

Go Heels!

An 8th seed beating a 9th seed by 32 points is an NCAA record….

Awesome!

March 19, 2022: UNC 93-86 Baylor University

In the second round of the NCAA Tournament, UNC defeated Baylor University 93-86.

UNC was down by 25 points going into overtime, but managed to pull out the win.

It is a big win against the defending champion Baylor University!

R. J. Davis scored 30 points, Brady Manek added 26 points, and Armando Bacot had 15 points and 12 rebounds.

Go Heels!

Here's a video of returning home to UNC after their win over the #1 seed and defending champion Baylor University in the NCAA Tournament.

It's a triumphant return!

March 25, 2022: UNC 73-66 UCLA

UNC defeated UCLA 73-66.

Caleb Love had 30 points, Armando Bacot had 14 points and 15 rebounds, Brady Manek had 13 points and 8 rebounds, and R. J. Davis had 12 points and 7 rebounds.

Next up is a game against St. Peter's University!

Go Heels!

March 27, 2022: UNC 69-49 St. Peter's University

UNC defeated St. Peter's University 69-49.

Caleb Love had 14 points, Armando Bacot 20 points and 22 rebounds, Brady Manek 19 points and 8 rebounds, and R. J. Davis 9 points.

They advance to the Final Four (semifinals) of the NCAA Tournament, and next up is the fateful game against Duke University!

Go Heels! Beat Duke!

April 2, 2022: UNC 81-77 Duke University

UNC defeated Duke University 81-77.

Caleb Love scored 28 points, R. J. Davis had 18 points, Brady Manek had 14 points, and Armando Bacot had 11 points and 21 rebounds.

Next up, they will play the University of Kansas for the championship in the NCAA Tournament final!

Go Heels! Beat Kansas!

The Dean Smith Center and Franklin Street after the win over Duke University!

Tweets from NBA players and officials!

Here's a look at the game site after UNC's win over Duke University!

Armando Bacot set a new ACC single-season double-double record with 30 against Duke University!

He passed the record of 29 set by "Tim Duncan," a Wake Forest University graduate who played for the San Antonio Spurs!

This was Coach K's last game at Duke University.

April 4, 2022: UNC 69-72 University of Kansas

In the NCAA tournament final, UNC lost a close game to the University of Kansas 69-72.

It was a really close battle!

We're proud of you all!

Go Heels!

Summary

UNC's record for the 2021-2022 season was 29-10 (.744 winning percentage).

Hubert Davis accomplished the feat of being the NCAA Tournament runner-up in his first season as coach!

Let's win the NCAA Tournament next season!

Go Heels!

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