UNC topples KU, Wilt Chamberlain
March 23, 1957
In the NCAA finals, unbeaten North Carolina starts the game by having 5-foot-10 Tommy Kearns jump center against Kansas' 7-1 Goliath, Wilt Chamberlain. The sophomore center has an easier time with the tap than he does against the Tar Heels' collapsing defense, with 6-9 Joe Quigg playing in front of him and other defenders leaving their zone to surround him.
The strategy works, as Chamberlain is limited to 13 shots (making six) in the three-overtime game in Kansas ...
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