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UNC-Wilmington fires Buzz Peterson
UNCW has terminated the the contract of men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson, UNCW Athletic Director Jimmy Bass announced this evening in a news release. Bass...

Conflicted Williams faces another member of his coaching family
No one in college basketball is as loyal as Roy Williams when it comes to his relationships with former players and assistant coaches. That’s what...

Tar Heels put it together, put away UNCW
North Carolina fans are tired of watching their Tar Heels struggle to put away lesser opponents. But despite leading by only eight at halftime against...

Preview: #19 UNC vs UNCW
The Heels looks to close out the calendar year with a solid showing in their final tune-up before starting ACC play on January 5th. This...

‘Happy Blue Year’ in Smith Center for Tar Heels-Seahawks
The 9-3 North Carolina basketball team will be looking to polish up its play Tuesday in a 5 p.m. New Year’s Eve match-up with 6-8...

Seahawks Ring In New Year With Tar Heels
Head Coach Buzz Peterson carries his UNCW club to Chapel Hill today to face North Carolina’s Tar Heels in a reunion game for the fourth-year...

Tar Heels focus on ironing out inconsistencies
For North Carolina, a probable focus of today’s visit from UNC Wilmington and coach Buzz Peterson, the former Tar Heels guard, likely will be centered...

North Carolina-UNC Wilmington Preview
Following the sluggish first-half performance that came after Christmas break, North Carolina is vowing to be more focused in its final non-conference home game. The...

Buzz Peterson plans to get the shock of Chapel Hill out of the way
Over the years, Buzz Peterson has been back to Chapel Hill — once with Appalachian State and again with Tulsa. He understands that players can...

Tar Heels Welcome UNCW, Buzz Peterson Tuesday
North Carolina (9-3) will welcome home one of its own on Tuesday afternoon when former Tar Heel guard Buzz Peterson (UNC '85) brings his UNC...

Tar Heels to host UNC-Wilmington on New Year's Eve
Buzz Peterson is going home. The UNCW men's basketball coach will take his team to his alma mater this year, as the Seahawks take on...

Roy Williams Radio Show Recap: Scheduling news, team practice, point guard discussion
Roy Williams referenced the game against Kentucky next season, and he also said the Tar Heels will play against Wes Miller and UNC-Greensboro next season...

Davis Love III bringing Michael Jordan along for the Ryder Cup ride once again
Back when they were at North Carolina, Davis Love III and Buzz Peterson would bring Peterson's roommate along whenever they'd go play golf. Thirty years...

Buzz Peterson staying put at UNCW
Despite rumors that tied him to the Southern Methodist University head coaching vacancy, Buzz Peterson said that he is staying put at UNCW. "I'm enjoying...

Michael Jordan has always had love for UNC
Michael Jordan entered the NBA Draft after his junior year at the University of North Carolina. No matter what he accomplished from that point on,...

Catching Up With: Dante Calabria
Former North Carolina guard Dante Calabria spent 15 years playing in Europe, shooting his way around teams in Italy, Spain, Greece and France -- and...

Q-and-A with Buzz Peterson, part 2
Breathing life into suffering programs is one of Buzz Peterson’s strengths as a college basketball coach. He turned around Appalachian State in his first stint...

UNC coaching impact felt around the state
The first time Buzz Peterson expressed an interest in coaching, North Carolina legend Dean Smith asked him a question. "If a job at the University...

Jacobs: Buzz’s Triumph, Bzdelik’s Anguish
Robert “Buzz” Peterson had come full circle. Unfortunately, the same might also be said for Wake Forest basketball, which after sputtering through a decisive 81-69...

Buzz Peterson building with Dean Smith's blueprint for success
From time management to team structure, most of what UNCW coach Buzz Peterson does he learned from Dean Smith, the legend he played for at...

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