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How a longtime fan and a former UNC basketball star built an unlikely friendship
Larry Miller was taking a break in his backyard when his past came calling, bearing two lattes and a coffee. In short order he was...

Tennessee looking forward to sold-out atmosphere against No. 11 UNC
It’s North Carolina’s first trip to Thompson-Boling Arena, but the Tar Heels aren’t a new adversary for these Vols. Tennessee went to the Dean Smith...

Dayton's Don Donoher to receive 2017 Dean Smith Award
Former Dayton Flyers head coach Don Donoher will receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association 2017 Dean Smith Award on Wednesday. The award recognizes “principles of...

Vols plan to checker board Thompson-Boling Arena against UNC
Next week's sold-out basketball game between No. 24 Tennessee and No. 11 North Carolina will include a checker board crowd. The game is the second...

UNC-Western Carolina Postgame Notes
Jalek Felton scored a season-high 15 points and was a season-best 4 for 4 from three-point range. Felton also had a season-high five assists. Wednesday's...

Of Man and Myth: The Dean Smith Papers
Dean Smith is, rightly, a legend. His record speaks for itself. But the personal papers at Wilson Library give us insight into the man behind...

UNC Collection Reveals More About Life of Dean Smith
Although Dean Smith passed away nearly three years ago now, you can still hear the Hall of Fame coach in his own words through a...

Video: Roy Williams Post-Tulane Press Conference
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams speaks with reporters following the Tar Heels' 97-73 win over the Tulane Green Wave on Sunday afternoon at the...

Photos and Info on Dean Smith's Grave Site and Marker
Legendary North Carolina head basketball coach Dean Smith passed away on Feb. 7, 2015. A private funeral was held on February 12 at Binkley Baptist...

Tar Heels Return To The Court To Host Tulane Sunday
The No. 13-ranked North Carolina men's basketball team is 7-1 and returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 3rd, when they host Tulane at 2 p.m...

New collection at UNC gives visitors new insight into Dean Smith’s life, career
There’s a new opportunity for the Triangle to get to know a Carolina icon. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveiled its latest...

From the Dean Smith collection: Papers from his Kansas days
The University of North Carolina has received a gift of personal records and papers from legendary basketball coach Dean Smith, including several items from his...

Video: Dean Smith’s Personal Papers Come to UNC Libraries
After his death in 2015, the family of Hall of Fame former Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith donated his personal collection to the UNC Libraries...

Chansky’s Notebook: A Weird, Wonderful Night
Can it be 25 years between Carolina Blue and Maize and Blue? The Tar Heels’ win over Michigan was the first meeting between the two...

Dean Smith Papers Now Available for Research in Wilson Library
The personal papers of Dean Smith are now available for research in Wilson Library. Donated by Coach Smith’s family, the papers include materials from his...

Dean Smith collection debuts at Wilson Library
Dean Smith’s legendary coaching career that includes two national championships and 879 wins has been well documented. A new addition to the University Libraries now...

Lucas: The Forgotten Champion
Fittingly, this year's Tar Heels face Michigan tonight in the Smith Center—the first meeting between those two programs since they contested the 1993 national championship...

Roy Williams Tuesday Press Conference Notes
Dean Smith used to sometimes not say anything or much at all to his team in the locker room following a defeat, but Roy Williams...

Dean Smith’s grave in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery receives a final marker
One gravestone looks new in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. Its gray granite has been purposefully left unpolished to camouflage its age. But the stone,...

How UNC’s long, close relationship with Nike began
In early April, 1993, North Carolina won its third NCAA basketball championship, and second under coach Dean Smith, in its final game wearing Converse-brand sneakers...

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