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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...

Historian takes readers back to ACC basketball's past
Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when giants walked the earth: Everett Case of N.C. State, who brought the fast break,...

Interview: J. Samuel Walker on the History of ACC Basketball
I call Everett Case “the man who made ACC basketball” because he built a program at NC State, a school without a winning basketball tradition,...

An Unrivaled Rivalry
History shows that Carolina Basketball rivalries have waxed and waned. But one school has managed to maintain a consistent—and ferocious—presence on the list of most...

Meet Harry Gotkin
"Frank (McGuire) really likes the way you play," Harry Gotkin told the fresh-faced Joe Quigg. "He wants you to come to North Carolina. "And I...

'Light Blue Reign': Substance, style drive UNC success
Like any hardcore Yankee who comes to the South, Frank McGuire rubbed some people the wrong way. He was a charismatic charmer early on, relishing...

Dissecting Sagarin's all-time college basketball rankings
2. North Carolina: The Tar Heels are Kentucky without the scandals. They have achieved decades of excellence under a variety of coaches, having won titles...

ACC Elite Eight: Williams vs. McGuire
The men who won national championships for North Carolina before and after Dean Smith – Roy Williams and Frank McGuire - square off to see...

ACC Sweet 16: McGuire vs. Cremins
Unlike yesterday’s game pitting classic southerners, this matchup is between New York natives Bobby Cremins of Georgia Tech and North Carolina’s Frank McGuire, who are...

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