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. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
SI VAULT: Jordan’s jumper key for UNC (4.5.82)GALLERY: Michael Jordan: The College YearsGALLERY: Patrick Ewing: The College Years

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. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

SI VAULT: Jordan’s jumper key for UNC (4.5.82)
GALLERY: Michael Jordan: The College Years
GALLERY: Patrick Ewing: The College Years