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...Sunday March 9, 201415 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,...Monday December 16, 2013Reggie 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...Tuesday April 16, 2013ACC 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...Saturday March 2, 2013Billy 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...Monday May 14, 2012Billy 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...Saturday February 25, 2012Observations: 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...Thursday March 5, 2009Lucas: 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...Sunday February 8, 2009Roy 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...Saturday February 7, 2009Special 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...Saturday February 7, 2009Special 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...Friday February 6, 2009Tuesday 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...Tuesday December 16, 2008Dean 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...Wednesday December 10, 2008Brewer: 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...Saturday February 23, 2008UNC 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...
Saturday November 10, 2007Roy 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...
Monday April 2, 2007Lineage 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...
Monday January 23, 2006Tar 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...
Monday November 14, 2005