It's been a big week for North Carolina star guard Joel Berry. It's probably the biggest week of his life, to be honest.
It's Senior Week for the Tar Heels' star. Berry will play in his final North Carolina home game tonight. UNC is taking on Miami.
Berry started his week with something even bigger than that, though. He got engaged.
The star North Carolina guard announced on Instagram that he proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Kelsey Porter. She said yes.
Berry and Porter have been dating for a while. Obviously, they met at North Carolina.
Porter is a member of North Carolina's dance team. It's an athletic pairing, for sure.
Here's how the engagement went down, according to Berry. From the News & Observer:
The North Carolina senior guard figured it was as good a spot as any to propose to his girlfriend, Kelsey Porter.
So Berry told Porter, also a senior at UNC, to meet him at the Smith Center on Saturday. He pretended he had lost something when she got there.
“Can you just tell what you’re looking for, so I can help you?” Porter asked Berry.
He knelt down in the middle of the court and asked her to marry him. She said yes.
The couple says they plan to get married next summer. Maybe the Tar Heels will be able to add another ring before that happens.
North Carolina and Miami are set to tip off at 9 p.m. E.T. The game will be on ESPN.