UCLA was undefeated for March Madness from 1967 to 1973, but David Thompson, playing for North Carolina State, changed all that in 1974. The teams met, but NC State was victorious, riding that momentum to the national championship!
Everyone knows how powerful Michael Jordan was in the NBA, but he was dominant as a college player, too. He played for the University of North Carolina, taking the Tar Heels to Georgetown and winning. After three years, he went to the NBA draft.