The Hoyas and the world meet Michael Jordan

With less than 20 seconds left in the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000122" title="NCAA" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/ncaa-ORSPT000122.topic">1982 NCAA</a> championship, 19-year-old freshman <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008489" title="Michael Jordan" href="/topic/sports/basketball/michael-jordan-PESPT008489.topic">Michael Jordan</a> hit a jump shot that lifted  the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT00000150" title="North Carolina Tar Heels" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/north-carolina-tar-heels-ORSPT00000150.topic">North Carolina Tar Heels</a> over the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000000268" title="Georgetown Hoyas" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/georgetown-hoyas-ORSPT000000268.topic">Georgetown Hoyas</a>, 63-62. Jordan and his freshman opponent, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT002143" title="Patrick Ewing" href="/topic/sports/patrick-ewing-PESPT002143.topic">Patrick Ewing</a>, would go on to the NBA and the Hall of Fame. Above, Jordan during a game the following season.
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( Robert Willett / Associated Press )

With less than 20 seconds left in the 1982 NCAA championship, 19-year-old freshman Michael Jordan hit a jump shot that lifted the North Carolina Tar Heels over the Georgetown Hoyas, 63-62. Jordan and his freshman opponent, Patrick Ewing, would go on to the NBA and the Hall of Fame. Above, Jordan during a game the following season.

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