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With March Madness right around the corner, Jordan Brand will soon release a new colorway of the Air Jordan 6 that’s inspired by Michael Jordan’s alma mater, the University of North Carolina.
Product images have surfaced this week of the NBA legend’s signature basketball shoe in the forthcoming “University Blue” makeup. According to sneaker leak social media account @zSneakerheadz on Instagram, the style will hit shelves next month.
The shoe features a premium leather upper starting with white leather serving as the overlay panels, while light blue nubuck is used for the underlay. The light blue hue also appears on the tongue while offset by a navy lace lock and Jumpman branding. Completing the look is a wave-like pattern covering the footbed, a jersey-inspired patch on the heel, a white and black midsole, and a translucent outsole.
In related Air Jordan news, the classic Air Jordan 12 “Playoffs” is also expected to release soon. The brand announced in December 2021 that the classic style is returning as part of the brand’s spring ’22 Air Jordan retro collection to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its original release.