2017 NCAA Championship PHOTOS: Tar Heel Fans Celebrate Big Win In Chapel Hill By Matt Couch • Apr 4, 2017 Matt Couch / WUNC The UNC men’s basketball team beat Gonzaga last night to win the team’s sixth national title. The game was played in Glendale, Arizona, but more than 9,000 Carolina fans watched from the Dean Smith Center on campus in Chapel Hill. Tar Heels Win National Championship By Jason deBruyn • Apr 4, 2017 David J. Phillip / AP Listen Listening... / 3:56 Jason deBruyn reports on the Tar Heels victory against Gonzaga University in the 2017 NCAA National Championship game. Redemption. That was the word on every Carolina fan’s lips. After the Tar Heels lost in heartbreaking fashion one year ago, this season was all about redemption. Chapel Hill Prepares For Tar Heels In NCAA Championship Game By WUNC Staff • Apr 3, 2017 Rainier Ehrhardt, File / AP Officials are reminding college basketball fans at the University of North Carolina that bonfires are prohibited on the main street adjoining the campus.