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The New Blue Heaven Standing Test Of Time

The Dean Smith Center has now sat in the southern-most point of campus for more than 20 years, taken for granted as the Tar Heels' basketball home since 1986. But during its construction and maiden years, what we all now know as the Dean Dome was the eighth wonder of the college sports world, a giant flying saucer from a Steven Spielberg movie, painstakingly erected like one of the great expansion bridges. (Tar Heel Blue)


Recent Basketball Articles:

Costs of 'autonomy' may delay Dean Dome upgrade

P.J. Hairston signs with Charlotte Hornets

Recap and Expectations: Nate Britt

Q&A with basketball alum Jerry Stackhouse

UNC's plans to renovate or replace Smith Center “on the back burner”


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