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GIFs: The Best UNC Locker Room Celebrations after Slaying No. 1 Spartans


The unranked, 10.5-point underdog North Carolina knocked off No. 1 Michigan State in East Lansing last night in a dominant 14-point win, giving the relatively inexperienced Tar Heels a whole lot to celebrate. And celebrate they did, in completely unabashed, borderline hysterical fashion. The full video is worth a watch before getting to the GIFs in which we parse out the most glorious moments from the locker room revelry.

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Junior forward Jackson Simmons


Simmons delivers not one but two checks to the shoulder of the man with the nice argyle sweater.

Here's the jump-checking team manager


Probably where Simmons got the idea.

Sophomore forward Joel James


James pauses with his mouth agape in what looks like a possessed-Hulk dance.

The guy on in the top right bouncing and clapping


The one by the Coke cup. He's so happy, I love it. His bottom half is obscured so I can only assume he moves like a South Park character.

Junior forward James Michael McAdoo


When you can't convey your joy with a shout, show it with a tongue wave.

Head coach Roy Williams


Williams bops in dramatically then gets lost in the sea of his 6-footers.

Simmons, again


No celebration is complete without an awkward River Dance.

[Eye On Basketball]
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