It's weird how the Internet works. A couple of days ago we were marvelling at the fact that Michael Jordan was still able to dunk at the 50 years old. Now we're turning back the hands of time thanks to Eye On Basketball.
Here we have Jordan's first basket as a college basketball player at UNC. His first shot didn't scream prophetic basketball god as it clanged off the rim. His second shot, a teardrop, fell and Jordan ended up scoring 12 points on 50 percent shooting against the unranked Kansas team. UNC won that game, 74-67.
Jordan would go on to average 13.4 points per game during that freshman year and win the ACC Freshman of the Year while his team went on to face Patrick Ewing and Georgetown in the NCAA Championships. His Airness would score the game-winning jumper to win the chip.
Quick side note: Michael Jordan was refered to as "Mike Jordan" during his early years. Mike is a common nickname, yes, but it just feels so weird when referring to Jordan.
Check out the clip in full below.
[via Eye on Basketball]