On This Date 3/29/1982

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After two decades of near misses and heartbreak, Dean Smith finally gets to cut down the nets as North Carolina beats Georgetown 63-62 in the NCAA Tournament final at the Louisiana Superdome. The game came down to the final seconds, with freshman Michael Jordan of the Tar Heels hitting the winning shot with 15 seconds left, while James Worthy stole a pass from Fred Brown and nearly dribbled out the clock.