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Above Them All
Alexander Wolff
April 13, 2005
Tough when it counted, Carolina held off top-ranked Illinois and gave Roy Williams his first NCAA title
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April 13, 2005

Above Them All

Tough when it counted, Carolina held off top-ranked Illinois and gave Roy Williams his first NCAA title

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North Carolina 87, Michigan State 71

Percentages: FG: .338, FT: .778.
3-point goals: 7-23, .304 (Brown 3-6, Ager 2-6, Hill 1-5, Torbert 1-4, Davis 0-1, Neitzel 0-1).
Team rebounds: 1.
Blocked shots: 4 (Ager, Davis, Torbert, Trannon).
Turnovers: 12 (Brown 4, Davis 3, Ager, Anderson, Hill, Neitzel, Team).
Steals: 10 ( Davis 3, Hill 2, Torbert 2, Anderson, Brown, Trannon).

Percentages: FG: .493, FT: .647.
3-point goals: 6-20, .300 ( Felton 2-6, J. Williams 2-5, McCants 2-3, Scott 0-2, Holley 0-1, Noel 0-1, M. Williams 0-1, Terry 0-1).
Team rebounds: 3.
Blocked shots: 6 (Noel 2, May, McCants, J. Williams, M. Williams).
Turnovers: 13 ( Felton 5, May 3, McCants 3, Noel, M. Williams).
Steals: 5 ( Felton, McCants, Manuel, May, Noel).

Technical Fouls: None.
Attendance: 47,754.

NCAA NATIONAL FINAL

North Carolina 75, Illinois 70

Percentages: FG: .386, FT: .667.
3-point goals: 12-40, .300 (Head 5-16, Williams 3-10, Brown 2-8, Ingram 1-3, Powell Jr. 1-2, Carter 0-1).
Team rebounds: 2.
Blocked shots: 1 (Head).
Turnovers: 8 (Head 4, Powell Jr. 2, Augustine, Williams).
Steals: 8 (Brown 3, Head 2, Carter, Powell Jr., Williams).

Percentages: FG: .519, FT: .632.
3-point goals: 9-16, .563 ( Felton 4-5, J. Williams 3-4, McCants 2-5, Scott 0-1, M. Williams 0-1).
Team rebounds: 0.
Blocked shots: 2 (May, J. Williams).
Turnovers: 10 ( Felton 2, Manuel 2, McCants 2, M. Williams 2, Thomas, May).
Steals: 4 ( Felton 2, McCants, J. Williams).

Technical Fouls: None.
Attendance: 47,262.

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