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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


March 4, 1924
The men's basketball team won the Southern Conference tournament championship. With a record of 26-0, the Tar Heels earned the Helms Foundation's National Championship, the team's first.
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November 8, 1924
Rameses the Ram led the football team onto the field for the first time, helping the Tar Heels defeat the Virginia Military Institute 3-0.
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November 24, 1924
Excavation began for Graham Memorial, which was planned to be a three-stage building consisting of a central section and two wings. Due to financial difficulties during the Great Depression, the central portion was the only segment to ever be completed.
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