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Video: 1982 title game finish in claymation

One of the most iconic NCAA tournament championship game has gotten the ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’ treatment.

The finish to the 1982 title game, which earned Dean Smith his first national championship and launched Michael Jordan to super-stardom, was recreated in claymation by the ACC Digital Network, and, boy, is it something.

It starts with Jordan’s game-winning jumper from the baseline and ends with confetti raining down on Smith, Jordan and James Worthy, but the video’s best moment comes in the middle where a WWE-style trick is really the only explanation for Fred Brown’s errant pass to Worthy that sealed the Tar Heel victory.