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The Best That Never Was?
The 1983-1984 Tar Heels were arguably the best team Dean Smith put on the floor in his 36 years in Chapel Hill. That UNC team...

Did Matt Doherty ask Chris Paul to walk on at UNC?
Chris Paul's high school coach David Laton: "He actually grew up a North Carolina fan. That was his favorite basketball team growing up, but Matt...

How vulnerable are major programs to a coach leaving?
Roy Williams is a bit younger than either Jim Boeheim or Mike Krzyzewski, so this transition could be a little farther off, but it doesn’t...

North Carolina looks for revenge against Kansas
Kansas and North Carolina have faced each other twice in the last two years and three times in the last six years in the NCAA...

Journey to the Tourney: UNC at Duke
Although UNC has won five of the last seven rivalry games at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke has won nine of the last 10 meetings when...

Matt Doherty: UNC currently on the NCAA bubble
“The way they beat a limping Virginia Tech team at home is not good” says Matt Doherty. “They are on the weak side of...

Indiana Pacers hire Matt Doherty as college scout
The Indiana Pacers hired former North Carolina basketball coach Matt Doherty to be a college scout. Doherty coached Notre Dame for a season (1999-2000) before...

Doherty defends Peppers, tweaks State fans
It’s been almost a decade since former North Carolina forward Matt Doherty was fired as UNC’s head coach. But that didn’t keep him from taking...

Matt Doherty defends Julius Peppers, slams NC State fans
Former UNC and SMU coach Matt Doherty felt a gush of inspiration to defend his alma mater, his tenure as UNC coach, his former player,...

Roy Williams named most overrated basketball coach in the country
CBSSports.com's college basketball quartet spent the July recruiting period hobnobbing with nearly 100 coaches, brain-picking them on some of college basketball's current issues. The question...

Video: 1983-84 UNC Basketball Highlights
Highlights from the 1983-1984 UNC basketball team featuring Michael Jordan, Kenny Smith, Matt Doherty, Brad Daugherty, and other Tar Heel greats...

Sources: SMU fires Matt Doherty after six seasons
SMU fired men's basketball coach Matt Doherty this morning, according to sources close to the program. The news does not come as a surprise. Doherty...

UNC at N.C. State: Who has the edge?
UNC coach Roy Williams has made no bones about his enjoyment in beating the Wolfpack and he's done so regularly since replacing Matt Doherty eight...

Williams: Jason Capel working on 'signature'
During his years playing at North Carolina, Jason Capel played for coaches Bill Guthridge and Matt Doherty. Capel also had the chance to spend a...

Video: Dean Smith Turns 80
On ESPN's Outside the Lines, Roy Williams, George Karl, and Matt Doherty discuss their legendary coach on his 80th birthday...

Doherty's SMU Mustangs top Lebo's ECU Pirates
SMU (14-8, 5-3) won its fourth Conference USA game in a row, and it needs to win one more game to assure itself of...

Jeff Lebo says it's not him vs. Matt Doherty
ECU's basketball game at SMU tonight has an interesting subplot as opposing coaches Matt Doherty of the Mustangs and Jeff Lebo of the Pirates played...

Tuesday Talking Points
It's been 10 years since Carolina played a game on February 1. The last Tar Heel game on this date was an 85-83 win at...

UNC falls to Vanderbilt for second straight loss
North Carolina, trying to bounce back from last year’s 17-defeat disappointment, is off to its worst start since the 2001-02 season. The No. 8 Tar...

One-On-One With: Dick Baddour, Part 4
All along when Matt [Doherty] was here, I felt very good about my relationship with him and the discussions we had and the kinds of...

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