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Lucas: Lotz Played Role On Legendary Team
Danny Lotz, who died Wednesday at the age of 78, loved to joke about his role on the 1957 Carolina national championship team. At 6-foot-7,...

On the bench with Coach Dean Smith
From 1985 to 1987, Coach Dean Smith entrusted Adam Fleishman ’87 ’91 (M.B.A.) to manage Carolina basketball teams that included Tar Heel greats Kenny Smith,...

Ranking college basketball's history of 30-0 teams
7. 1956-57 North Carolina Tar Heels. Went 32-0 and won the NCAA title. Maybe the most overlooked dominant team in the history of the sport...

Key moments in Dean Smith’s career
Dean Smith became North Carolina’s coach in 1961 following the departure of Frank McGuire. Although UNC had won the NCAA title in 1957, an NCAA...

Dean Smith's Transition Not Always Smooth
Willis Whichard was a freshman in 1958 when Dean Smith came on board as an assistant. One Sunday evening in August 1961, Whichard and his...

Dean Smith, Al McGuire and Charlotte’s Providence Road
Allie McGuire met a lot of great coaches during his summers in North Carolina when his dad would run a camp and bring in guests...

Legendary UNC basketball coach Dean Smith pases away
The son of Baptist schoolteachers, raised in the railroading town of Emporia, Kansas, Dean Smith played positions -- quarterback, point guard, catcher -- in high...

SI Vault: Dean Smith Won Battles Large And Small, On The Court And Off
On Aug. 5, 1961, 30-year-old Dean Smith was appointed to preside over what survived as basketball at the University of North Carolina. It was something...

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...

Rivalry Renewed
In light of the announced 2015 scheduling of North Carolina vs. South Carolina, a unique historical opportunity has been created to potentially re-ignite the flames...

Heels-'Nova Have History
Carolina and Villanova have played 14 times in men’s basketball, with the Tar Heels holding a 10-4 record, 4-1 in the NCAA Tournament. But almost...

Video: 1957 National Championship, UNC vs Kansas
The North Carolina Tar Heels complete an undefeated 32-0 season by defeating Wilt Chamberlain and the Kansas Jayhawks 54-53 in triple overtime at the NCAA...

Art Heyman leaves lasting legacy at Duke, helped spark rivalry with UNC
Art Heyman was a trail blazer of sorts back in his day. He was a superstar basketball player who committed in the spring of 1959...

Recalling Incalculable Joy
For most dedicated Tar Heel fans, thoughts of the 1957 season are never very far from our minds. Easy to recall this week with the...

ACC Basketball's Mount Rushmore
While Frank McGuire won the ACC and North Carolina’s first national title in 1957, Smith is the man who built North Carolina into a regular...

Jacobs: What About Tradition?
Some of us are sufficiently old-fashioned to believe there are traditions that should be preserved, regardless of pecuniary concerns. “I’m aware of the realities of...

Birth of ACC hoops, Part III
Frank McGuire soon came south from his native New York City to take over the reins of UNC’s program. The big city’s high schoolers proved...

Birth of ACC hoops, Part I
The man most responsible for the league’s early success was Everett Case, coach at N.C. State. He had been highly successful in Indiana high school...

Roy Williams Radio Show Quotes, January 3
What is it that makes the Carolina basketball family so strong? “It’s hard to pinpoint it. First you have to say, [coach] Frank McGuire, bringing...

UNC-Monmouth: Postgame Quotes & Audio
On the UNC coaching tree: "It was started by Coach [Frank] McGuire and Coach [Dean] Smith enhanced it in every area. I feel very fortunate...

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