Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Tar Heel Basketball Great Vince Grimaldi Passes Away


Vincent Grimaldi of Medford Lakes, NJ died Saturday, July 6, 2013. He was 83. After high school, he traveled to North Carolina and became one of the best players in the history of the Tar Heels program. In 1953 he was named "Most Valuable Player" and "Most Inspirational Player" and became the first player in school history to win both awards. Vince was also on the Tar Heel coaching staff in 1957 when Carolina won the National Championship. (Lechner Funeral Home)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent Basketball News:

UNC Sports Year in Review: No. 5-6

Vince Carter working hard to keep up with the kids

UNC Sports Year in Review: No. 7-8

National title in reach for North Carolina basketball

How heavy a favorite is North Carolina basketball?


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.