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Monmouth's King Rice reflects on passing of UNC's Bill Guthridge
When Monmouth head coach King Rice, a UNC standout at point guard from 1987-1991, checked his phone after practice Wednesday morning, he found a wave...

Monmouth assistant Brian Reese tabbed as new Georgian Court coach
King Rice's coaching tree received its first branch on Thursday. Hawks assistant coach Brian Reese will be named head coach at Division II Georgian Court...

Roy Williams Radio Show - Celebrating Dean Smith (audio)
Listen to the Roy Williams radio show as Coach Williams and Jones Angell celebrate the life of Coach Dean Smith. Special guests include Eric Montross,...

Lessons Learned From Coach Dean Smith
Brian Reese, an assistant under King Rice at Monmouth and a member of the Tar Heels’ 1993 national championship team, remembers the emphasis not being...

Dean Smith wouldn't change his ways for today's freshmen
Dean Smith’s teams were not designed to depend on how fast the freshman class could develop, although the opportunity was always there for freshmen to...

UNC men, Monmouth's King Rice, Brian Reese reflect after loss of Dean Smith
King Rice was getting ready to leave his house Sunday morning for Monmouth University shootaround when his phone rang. He didn't know who it was,...

Monmouth's King Rice, SMU's George Lynch to have UNC reunion in Dallas
George Lynch, the Director of Player Development on the SMU team that will host King Rice and Monmouth on Sunday in Dallas, was a sophomore...

Monmouth's King Rice focusing on task at hand after extension
Monmouth University head coach King Rice entered his fourth season on Friday evening at 33-62 overall, so when the school quietly announced a three-year contract...

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...

King Rice leads by example, both good and bad
King Rice tearfully addressed the team about how partying and alcohol “got me.” It was the beginning of Rice’s third career evolution, one beyond playing...

The disciples of the Gospel of Dean
King Rice still has the practice plan from his first North Carolina practice as a freshman, he approaches recruits the same way Dean Smith approached...

Q&A with King Rice
We all saw the photo of Harrison Barnes alone in the locker room after the loss to Kansas. What was your most heartbreaking loss as...

Roy Williams Radio Show Notes: Talking 'Family'
North Carolina coach Roy Williams reiterated on his Monday night radio show how “neat” he thought it was when Monmouth coach King Rice -- a...

Audio: King Rice, Brian Reese, and Derrick Phelps
King Rice, Brian Reese, and Derrick Phelps talk to the media following Monmouth's loss to Carolina...

Tar Heels dominate Rice, Monmouth
Monmouth coach King Rice, formerly a point guard at North Carolina, received a 30-second standing ovation from the Smith Center crowd Sunday before the Hawks...

Lucas: Family Reunion
Three of Carolina's six all-time leading assist men were in the building--Phil Ford was in the stands, and King Rice and Derrick Phelps were on...

Despite result, Rice revels in Tar Heel family reunion
It was more like a Tar Heel family reunion than a basketball game Sunday when North Carolina played Monmouth at the Smith Center. That became...

Rice, Phelps, Reese return in UNC win
When Monmouth coach King Rice was introduced Sunday afternoon at the Smith Center, the standing ovation went on for so long that tears started to...

Always a Tar Heel, Rice has happy homecoming
The mind of University of North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is a little foggy after so many years and so many players. He’s pretty...

Beyond the blowout: Interesting scene unfolds in Rice's return to UNC
The idea had been shot down in the locker room minutes before, but when King Rice returned to the Smith Center floor and noticed Lennie...

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