What School Would Have The Greatest Starting Five of All Time?


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Michael Jordan

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Games Points RPG Assists FG % FG3% FT% eFG%
101 17.7 5 1.8 54.0 44.7 74.8 55.3

The GOAT. Named ACC Freshman of the year and hit the buzzer beater to give UNC a national championship over a Ewing-led Georgetown team. Consensus First-Team All-American in both his Sophomore and Junior year. He was of course, the original Airman.

Vince Carter

Games Points RPG Assists FG % FG3% FT% eFG%
103 12.3 4.5 1.9 54.7 36.8 70.5 60.3

Helped UNC with back to back ACC Tournament titles and Final Four appearances. He was named Second-Team All-American, First Team All-ACC and the Fan’s guide third-annual Coaches ACC All-Defensive team.

James Worthy

Games Points RPG Assists FG % FG3% FT% eFG%
84 14.5 7.4 2.5 54.1 65.2 54.1

Only one of eight UNC players to have his number retired by the school. He broke his ankle and missed half of his freshman season. His junior year was his standout year, he was leading scorer of the UNC NCAA Championship team in 1982 and consensus First Team All-American.

Antawn Jamison

Games Points RPG Assists FG % FG3% FT% eFG%
104 19.0 9.9 .9 57.7 29.6 61.7 58.0

Before forgoing his senior year at UNC for the draft, Antawn Jamison won both the Naismith and Wooden Awards as the best men’s college basketball player in the 97-98 season. He is the seventh of eight players to have their jersey’s retired by North Carolina.

Sam Perkins

Games Points RPG Assists FG % FG3% FT% eFG%
135 15.9 8.6 1.2 57.6 25.0 79.6 58.1

Perkins was a member of the ’82 team that won the National championship with Jordan. He was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men’s basketball team as one of the 50 greatest players in ACC history.