Michael Jordan at UNC hitting the game-winner against Georgetown during the 1982 NCAA Championship

What a start to an amazing career! As a freshman, Michael Jordan hit the game winning jumper in the 1982 NCAA championship game.

MJ North Carolina

"Did you know that Michael Jordan would always wear his North Carolina basketball shorts under his NBA shorts? He did this through his entire NBA career!

Mike in black and white

Mike in black and white

Michael Jordan cutting basketball net after winning the 1982 NCAA championship (Hugh Morton photo)

University of North Carolina Tar Heels men& basketball player Michael Jordan cutting basketball net after winning the 1982 NCAA championship.

Michael Jordan Dunk. Slam dunk photos. Best dunks on Pinterest. Dunk pics. #47straight #basketball

"UNC's Michael Jordan soars over the rim for a dunk in action against Wake Forest in the Tar Heels' 1982 season.

Michael Jordan UNC Limited Edition Framed Autographed 5x7 Collection - 11 Autographs! (UDA) | DA Card World

Michael Jordan UNC Limited Edition Framed Autographed 5x7 Collection - 11 Autographs! (UDA) | DA Card World

The Definitive Michael Jordan Photo Gallery

The Definitive Michael Jordan Photo Gallery

UNC’s Michael Jordan squeezes a shot over Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing during the 1982 NCAA Championship in New Orleans. Jordan, a freshman, would drain the game-winning jumper with 17 seconds left to secure the national championship for the Tar Heels.

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Averaging points per game on percent field goal shooting his freshman year at UNC, Michael Jordan was named the ACC Freshman of the Year.

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