North Carolina, The University of

Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Founded: 1789
Primary Athletic Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference
Nickname: Tar Heels
Colors: Carolina Blue, Deep Blue
Mascot Name: Rameses
Institution Website: www.unc.edu
Athletics Website: www.goheels.com
Bookstore: www.unc.bncollege.com
Fan Shop: www.shop.goheels.com
Famous Alumni: Michael Jordan (NBA) Mia Hamm (Soccer) Peter Gammons (Writer) Lewis Black (Comedian) Stuart Scott (TV Personality) Davis Love III (PGA)
Fun Fact: The "Tar Heel" nickname orginates from a battalion of civil war soliders that held their ground during battle.