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Mike O'Koren: ACC Legends Class 2013
Looking back, what are the main things you took away from playing for Dean Smith? Mike O'Koren: "You learned to be unselfish, you learned to...

Mike O'Koren Named ACC Legend
Former Tar Heel forward Mike O’Koren (1976-80) was named UNC’s 2013 ACC Tournament Legend, the ACC announced on Jan. 31. O’Koren, one of the most...

DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...

Jim Boylan, Mike O'Koren brought New Jersey flavor to NCAA Tournament in 1977
To this day, they see each other not as college stars or NBA coaches, but as kids on the courts at St. Joseph’s Elementary in...

Mike O'Koren to assist Eddie Jordan with 76ers
Eddie Jordan, who will be introduced today as the 76ers' next coach, already has lined up two assistants. Mike O'Koren, who was Jordan's assistant with...

The Freshmen
North Carolina's Mike O'Koren works in the NBA as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards. Charlotte's Chad Kinch's life ended early when he died...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Mailbag Feb. 14
Freshman became eligible in the 1972-73 season. Since then, only 10 players have earned the right to be called 4-year starters: Walter Davis, Phil Ford,...