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Marcus Paige Wins MVP, Eight Other Team Awards
Sophomore guard Marcus Paige won nine awards, including the Dean Smith Most Valuable Player honor, at the men's basketball team's awards ceremony Tuesday evening. The...

McDonald's Practice Highlights: Pinson gets the point
Theo Pinson should fit in perfectly at North Carolina next season; not just because he's a talented wing who can score and defend multiple positions...

Video: Dean Smith's legacy off the court
Dean Smith's legacy on the court is without question but he may have left an even greater legacy off the court...

Lucas: Top 2014 Moments (Part Two)
In a continuation of yesterday's post, here are the next five on our list of the top ten moments of the 2013-14 basketball season. 4...

From Dean Smith to Gregg Popovich, Larry Brown has extensive ties
Larry Brown, 73, has had a long coaching career, and in that time, he's grown quite the coaching tree. Take a look at the people...

Former Topeka mayor to honor Dean Smith with plaque at Topeka High
Former Topeka mayor Bill Bunten is spearheading an effort to place a memorial to his friend, 83-year-old legendary college basketball coach Dean Smith, at Topeka...

UNC coach Roy Williams weathered the storm
Before January, the last time UNC started 0-3 in the ACC was 1997. Dean Smith led the Tar Heels to the Final Four that season...

David Thompson, Phil Ford and parity made 1975 an ACC Tournament to remember
Dean Smith told me once he considered “Four Corners” as just part of the game in college basketball’s pre-shot-clock era. But he did admit, when...

Dean Smith: Precious Memories (video)
Dementia has attacked the memory of legendary coach Dean Smith, but the memories he created will stand the test of time. Gene Wojciechowski takes a...

Thought of the week: Getting past the streak
They don’t hang banners in the Dean E. Smith Center for winning streaks. Now that Duke has ended the Tar Heels’ 12 game winning streak...

Video: Marcus Paige All-American
By being named second team All-America, Marcus Paige has earned the privilege of having his jersey honored in the Dean E. Smith Center rafters after...

The Dean Smith story
At this point I’ll never catch up with all the people who have said nice things in one place or another about my Dean Smith...

Tony Shaver follows script written by two admirable men
Call it “The Dean’s List.” It has nothing to do with grades or grade point average, though even if it did, Tony Shaver would almost...

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...

Rex Chapman reflects on Dean Smith
Dean Smith is one of the more unique people I ever had the chance of meeting and getting to know. And no matter how many...

Audio: Roy Williams on ESPN's Mike & Mike
North Carolina coach Roy Williams comments on his coaching this season, his respect for Dean Smith, the rivalry with Duke, the confrontation between a fan...

Audio: Tommy Tomlinson discusses Dean Smith's battle with dementia
Tommy Tomlinson joined The Adam and Joe Show on 99.9 The Fan to discuss his ESPN.com piece on Dean Smith...

Phil Ford: M.J. And Thompson Are The Two Best To Ever Play In The ACC
UNC legendary point guard, Phil Ford, joined the Mac Attack to talk about rivalries, the greatest in ACC history, Dean Smith and the Four Corners...

Precious Memories: Dementia has taken its toll on Dean Smith
Dean Smith doesn't watch the games anymore. The motion on the screen is too hard to follow. Now he thumbs through golf magazines and picture...

Video: UNC Basketball Senior Day Intros & Speeches
Seniors James Manor, Wade Moody, Denzel Robinson, and Leslie McDonald spoke to the Dean Smith Center crowd and were honored before and after the final...

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