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THF Fantasy Draft

I know. You are probably thinking fantasy football since it is that time of year again. No, in this case we are talking about drafting teams made up of the best Tar Heel basketball players from 1982-present (current active players excluded.) Doc, C.Michael and I made the selections in that order which was determined by [...]

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THF Countdown Update

A few years ago I passed the summer by counting down the Tar Heel teams I recall seeing play. Every year since then I update it to include the current season. Last season was a debate in extreme mediocrity. This season we get to deal in a much nice group of teams. By way of [...]

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Updating The THF Countdown

So last year this was fun since I was dabbling in the top end of the countdown trying to figure out where to slot a national championship team among other national championship teams.  This season, evaluating the THF  Countdown is like putting lipstick on a pig since I am working at the other end of [...]

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THF Countdown Update

Last summer after we finished up with the whole testing the waters business things got pretty slow around here so I thought it was be fun if I went through and ranked all of the UNC teams I had seen play which was 1982 to present. Now we have another edition of the Tar Heels [...]

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THF Countdown #1: 1982

Season: 1981-82 Record: 32-2 overall, 12-2 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Won Championship NCAA Tournament: Won National Championship

Roster: Jeb Barlow, Jimmy Black, Jim Braddock, John Brownlee, Chris Brust, Matt Doherty, Cecil Exum, Michael Jordan, Timo Makkonen, Warren Martin, Sam Perkins, Buzz Peterson, Lynwood Robinson, Dean Shaffer, James Worthy.

Source: UNC Media Guide


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THF Countdown #2: 2005

Season: 2004-05 Record: 34-4 overall, 14-2 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Lost to Georgia Tech in the semifinals NCAA Tournament: Won National Championship

Roster: Charlie Everett, Raymond Felton, Brooks Foster, Damion Grant, Jesse Holley, C.J. Hooker, Jackie Manuel, Sean May, Rashad McCants, Wes Miller, David Noel, Byron Sanders, Melvin Scott, Reyshawn Terry, Quentin Thomas, Jawad [...]

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THF Countdown #3: 1993

Season: 1992-93 Record: 34-4 overall, 14-2 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Lost to Georgia Tech in the finals NCAA Tournament: Won National Championship

Roster: Dante Calabria, Scott Cherry, Larry Davis, Ed Geth, George Lynch, Eric Montross, Derrick Phelps, Brian Reese, Henrik Rodl, Kevin Salvadori, Travis Stephenson, Pat Sullivan, Matt Wenstrom, Donald Williams

Source: UNC Media [...]

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THF Countdown #4: 2008

Season: 2007-08 Record: 36-3 overall, 14-2 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Won Championship NCAA Tournament: Lost to Kansas in the Final Four

Roster: Marc Campbell, Mike Copeland, Wayne Ellington, Bobby Frasor, Marcus Ginyard, Will Graves, Danny Green, Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Greg Little, Patrick Moody, Alex Stepheson, JB Tanner, Quentin Thomas, Deon Thompson, Surry Wood, [...]

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THF Countdown #5: 1998

Season: 1997-98 Record: 34-4 overall, 13-3 ACC(2nd place) ACC Tournament: Won Championship NCAA Tournament: Lost to Utah(yes, Utah) in the Final Four

Roster: Brian Bersticker, Michael Brooker, Vince Carter, Ed Cota, Brad Frederick, Brendan Haywood, Antawn Jamison, Makhtar Ndiaye, Terrence Newby, Ademola Okulaja, Max Owens, Scott Williams, Shammond Williams.

Source: UNC Media Guide


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THF Countdown #6: 1995

Season: 1994-95 Record: 28-6 overall, 12-4 ACC(1st place tie) ACC Tournament: Lost in finals to Wake Forest NCAA Tournament: Lost to Arkansas in the Final Four

Roster: Octavus Barnes, Dante Calabria, Ed Geth, Pearce Landry, Clyde Lynn, Jeff McInnis, Charles McNairy, David Neal, Jerry Stackhouse, Patrick Sullivan, Rasheed Wallace, Donald Williams, Shammond Williams, Serge [...]

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THF Countdown #7: 1984

Season: 1983-84 Record: 28-3 overall, 14-0 ACC(1st place) ACC Tournament: Lost in semifinals to Duke NCAA Tournament: Lost to Indiana in the Sweet Sixteen

Roster: Brad Daugherty, Matt Doherty, Cecil Exum, Steve Hale, Michael Jordan, Timo Makkonen, Cliff Morris, Sam Perkins, Buzz Peterson, Dave Popson, Kenny Smith, Joe Wolf.

Source: UNC Media Guide [...]

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