Basketball walk-ons have the hearts of fans

"Blue Steel" emerges as more than just bench warmers

Editor’s note: This graphic was produced by the J484 Information Graphics course. This is part of a series about UNC basketball. Continue to check reesenews.org and reesesport throughout the NCAA tournament to see updates to the series.

Click here to see more graphics from this series

“You’re welcome Tar Heel fans. If we didn’t get dunked on every day in practice, you wouldn’t be able to see it in the game.”

-Tweeted by @Real_BlueSteel

No longer just the bench warmers, the practice team or the subs. This year’s walk-ons have taken over the hearts of Tar Heel fans as none other than Blue Steel. Check out the graphic to find out more about the evolution of this team.

Click the image below to download a pdf version of this graphic.

This graphic was produced as part of the J484 Information Graphics course at UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

No comments yet