By The Numbers: North Carolina wins nine times out of 10

North Carolina kicks off its 37th season under Anson Dorrance, who has achieved a remarkable record of 21 NCAA championships. Just as impressive is UNC's winning percentage of .915 in 866 matches. Indeed, by all key measurements but one, North Carolina has a winning percentage of greater than .900.

Winning percentage ...
.915 in all games (777-58-31).
.914 in NCAA Tournament games (120-10-3).
.910 in ACC Tournament games (178-21-7).
.881 in ACC regular-season games (178-21-7).

Never has Carolina had a winning percentage of less than .700. Only four times has Carolina had a winning percentage of .800 or less, and that's come in the last four seasons. The Tar Heels won their 21st NCAA title in 2012 but lost in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in 2011 and 2014 and in the quarterfinals in the 2014.

Winning percentage ...
.700 in 2011 (13-5-2)
.717 in 2012 (15-5-3)
.800 in 2013 (20-5-0)
.750 in 2014 (14-4-2)
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