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Monmouth's King Rice, a UNC grad, weighs in on scandal
"I had an incredible experience at the University of North Carolina and I feel like I played for the best coach in the history of...

Williams, Doherty spoke with investigators; Rashad McCants did not
UNC coach Roy Williams and former UNC coach Matt Doherty both spoke with investigators looking into academic fraud centered around AFAM paper classes. But Rashad...

UNC Basketball Listed Among Top 10 Best Court Designs
2. Dean E. Smith Center, North Carolina: Speaking of classic, right? It's not just the colors. It's the details: the atypically narrow out of bounds...

Video: Nate Britt Lip Syncs Justin Timberlake at Late Night With Roy
Nate Britt shows off a few moves while lip syncing Justin Timberlake's 'Suit & Tie' at 2014 Late Night with Roy at the Dean Smith...

Video: Marcus Paige lip syncs Beyonce at Late Night With Roy
Marcus Paige lip-syncs to Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love' at 2014 Late Night with Roy at the Dean Smith Center on Friday, October 3, 2014...

Carolina fans lead chant for ESPN's Stuart Scott
College students inside the Dean Smith Center honored one of their own at North Carolina's version of Midnight Madness on Friday, chanting "Get well, Stu"...

Lucas: The Carolina Mile
Let's be honest: it's entirely possible that no one on UNC's 2014-15 basketball team will have to run a mile without stopping ever again once...

Best college basketball teams not to win a title: The Sweet 16
But a team that coach Dean Smith would later confess he believed to be the best in the country was never quite the same after...

Darrick Woods: Roy Williams' Game Day Security Blanket
During the day, Darrick Woods is a nurse manager on the emergency services transitions unit. But since 1993, his off-hours have led him to the...

Video: One on one with Jerry Stackhouse
Former North Carolina and NBA star Jerry Stackhouse talks with Adam Lucas about his big dunk against Duke, Dean Smith and coaching...

Costs of 'autonomy' may delay Dean Dome upgrade
The University of North Carolina's basketball venue, the Dean E. Smith Center, may be overdue for an upgrade, but don't look for work to start...

New Jersey high school girls basketball team travels to UNC
Members of the Ridgefield Park High School girls basketball team, the Lady Scarlets, recently traveled to the University of North Carolina (UNC) to play in...

Lucas: An Early Start
It didn't take very long on Monday night to discern the difference between a Carolina basketball practice in August and a practice in...well, pretty much...

Remembering When the Dean Dome Used to Rock
Does anybody remember when it was Hammer Time at the Dean Dome? Looking through some of the digitized copies of the Yackety Yack available on...

Video: One-on-one with Antawn Jamison
Former UNC All-American and 1997-1998 National Player of the Year Antawn Jamison talks Dean Smith, the Carolina basketball family, Coach Guthridge and more...

Dean Smith's former players backing Roy Williams in wake of UNC's academic scandal
Richard Vinroot is adamant that Dean Smith's unstinting focus on academics has not been lost under Roy Williams. Last month he attended the wedding of...

Mike O'Koren named assistant basketball coach at Rutgers
Rutgers University head men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan announced today that Mike O’Koren and Greg Vetrone will serve as assistant coaches. A collegiate All-American at...

Dean Smith's Legacy Continues to Live on in Today's Coaches
Dean Smith's last game as a college basketball coach was in 1997 when his North Carolina team fell to eventual national champion Arizona in the...

Calipari: Dean Smith was the original players-first coach
When I went to Dean Smith’s basketball camp as a counselor and began to work for Larry Brown, who played and coached under Dean Smith,...

The coaching tree from Naismith to Popovich
This graphic via Reddit shows how to trace the professional lineage of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's coaching tree all the way back to the inventor...

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