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Maryland's ACC farewell vs. Virginia nostalgic for Gary Williams
No one understands or relishes the link between Maryland basketball and the ACC like Gary Williams. He played for the Terps against Billy Cunningham and...

15 Colleges That Produce The Best NBA Players
1. North Carolina: Home to the greatest NBA player of all-time, Michael Jordan, UNC has been pumping out All-Stars for over 40 years. Before MJ,...

Reggie Bullock Named Team MVP at Basketball Awards Banquet
UNC Press Release - Forward Reggie Bullock led the University of North Carolina in three-point percentage, was second in rebounding and third in scoring and...

ACC Basketball's Crown Jewels: Carmichael and Cameron
Carmichael Auditorium opened in 1965 as the larger, modern replacement for Woollen Gymnasium. Before the men's basketball team left in the mid-Eighties, the building's 10,180...

Billy Cunningham: the link to Sixers' last two NBA titles
Following his high school career, Billy Cunningham decided to accept a basketball scholarship to play at UNC. "Some guy named Dean Smith was the new...

Billy Cunningham makes ESPN Page 2's all-leap year team
All these guys are leapers, but don't pull a hamstring as you peruse Page 2's All-Leap Year Team. Billy Cunningham: Back when everybody had a...

Observations: Virginia Tech vs. UNC
Here's a great stat: Freshman forward Ed Davis is averaging a rebound every 2.7 minutes, a figure better than the career numbers for Sam Perkins...

Lucas: Chills
Dean Smith was recognized during Saturday's 15-point victory over Virginia, along with four other living Tar Heel Hall of Famers--James Worthy, Billy Cunningham, Bob McAdoo...

Roy Williams to coach 100th ACC game
UNC has already beaten the Cavaliers by 22 points this season, so today's game serves as the last warm-up for the Tar Heels' Wednesday night...

Special Halftime Honors Hall of Famers Saturday
Fans attending Saturday's Carolina-Virginia basketball game, which tips off at 4 p.m. at the Smith Center, should be aware of a very special halftime ceremony...

Special Halftime Honors HOFers Saturday
Fans attending Saturday's Carolina-Virginia basketball game, which tips off at 4 p.m. at the Smith Center, should be aware of a very special halftime ceremony...

Tuesday Talking Points
Ed Davis is currently averaging a rebound every 2.6 minutes, a figure better than the career numbers for Tar Heel rebounding greats Sam Perkins (1...

Dean and K: Legendary Parallels (Part 2)
Dean Smith replaced Frank McGuire after UNC’s 19-4 ACC regular-season championship in 1961. The ‘61 Tar Heels were on a one-year NCAA probation and, because...

Brewer: Miller One Of Carolina's Greatest Players
Tyler Hansbrough will certainly be ranked among Carolina's greatest players when he ends his career in Chapel Hill. Fans usually say that list already includes...

UNC alum, professor Hobson to discuss book
UNC alumnus and professor Fred Hobson, who played on the freshman basketball team with Billy Cunningham in the early 1960s, discusses his book Off the...

Roy Williams Earns Spot In Naismith Hall Of Fame
University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Williams is the eighth Tar...

Lineage Important to Success at Top Programs
When Frank McGuire took over in 1952, North Carolina's fate as one of the nation's best teams was sealed. He led the Tar Heels to...

Tar Heels aim to rebuild after NCAA championship
"If anyone thinks that North Carolina (will struggle) just because they graduated all of their big guys, they haven't looked at their history," Virginia Tech...