This is the story of a national championship that was a year in the making.
Redemption: Carolina Basketball's 2016-2017 Journey from Heartbreak to History is a behind-the-scenes look at the Tar Heels' ride to the 2017 national title. Featuring never-before-published, exclusive photographs that will take readers from the practice court and game action to the team bus and locker room, this book is the most complete chronicle of a UNC national championship ever made. In addition to the full-color images, the book also includes interviews with the players and coaches that can only be found here, a foreword by head coach Roy Williams, and exciting new stories from Adam Lucas, Steve Kirschner, and Matt Bowers, who accompanied the team every step of the way.
Much more than a detailed account of Carolina's 33 victories, Redemption describes the amazing journey of one of UNC's most inspiring championships, from heartbreak in Houston to the storybook finish in Phoenix. Here readers can get the team's perspective on what propelled them to a title and find out what moments the players and coaches considered most important, both on and off the court. The result is a must-have book for Tar Heel fans everywhere.
About the Author
Adam Lucas is a featured columnist at GoHeels.com, the official website of Carolina Athletics, and the author of Carolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence. Steve Kirschner is senior associate athletic director for communications at the University of North Carolina. Matt Bowers is associate director of athletic communications at UNC. The three are also coauthors of Led by Their Dreams and One Fantastic Ride, insider accounts of Carolina's 2005 and 2009 national championship seasons.