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Video: HoopState - Ingram, Smith, Giles, Adebayo
Things in North Carolina really heated up to start 2015 and this episode of #HoopState has it all. Brandon Ingram, Dennis Smith Jr, and Harry...

Mike O'Koren on Dean Smith: 'remarkable person'
In four years playing for the late, great Dean Smith at the University of North Carolina, Mike O'Koren scored 1,785 points, won 94 games and...

Mike Krzyzewski wears lighter shade of blue in honor of Dean Smith (photo)
Also in Chapel Hill for the private service were former Georgetown head coach John Thompson and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Krzyzewski paid tribute to...

Video: Former Friends and Opponents Share Stories of Dean Smith
Raycom Sports brings you more perspective on the life of Dean Smith. Charlie Scott, Phil Ford, Mike Krzyzewski, Mike Gminski, Bill Guthridge, Reverend Robert Seymour...

The lessons of Dean Smith
After my story on Dean Smith ran this past March, I got an email from Kenny Dennard. Dennard started as a freshman on Duke's 1978...

The Case for Dean Smith as the greatest college coach ever
Without a doubt, Dean Smith is on the Mount Rushmore of college basketball coaches along with John Wooden, Mike Krzyzewski, and probably Bobby Knight. But...

Live 2015 Football Signing Day Updates
UNC's 2015 football recruiting class became official on National Signing Day. UNC currently has nine early enrollees already on campus, taking classes and preparing for...

UNC, Duke to watch Dennis Smith Thursday night
Dennis Smith, Jr is the 2nd-ranked point guard in the Class of 2016 so a lot of college programs will be vying for his services...

AAU friends will become NCAA rivals this week
They first became teammates as 14-year-olds, playing for an AAU basketball team called the Iowa Stars. Marcus Paige and Mike Gesell were the guards, Adam...

Roy Williams watches Dennis Smith, Jr.
A heavy contingent of head coaches and assistants watched the top point guard in 2016 Dennis Smith. Mike Krzyzewski and Roy Williams brought along two...

Mike O'Koren named assistant basketball coach at Rutgers
Rutgers University head men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan announced today that Mike O’Koren and Greg Vetrone will serve as assistant coaches. A collegiate All-American at...

Video: The Life and Legacy of Dean Smith
The class of '64 witnessed the beginning of Dean Smith's head coaching career, the legacy and impact of which still reaches far and wide today...

Multiple Coaches scout Brandon Ingram in Dallas
2015 small forward Brandon Ingram was in Dallas this weekend for an AAU tournament. The 247Sports Composite five-star told CarolinaBlue that the following coaches watched...

Maryland's ACC farewell vs. Virginia nostalgic for Gary Williams
No one understands or relishes the link between Maryland basketball and the ACC like Gary Williams. He played for the Terps against Billy Cunningham and...

Art’s Angle: Unfathomable Journey
When you think about the millions of rags-to-riches stories in American history, there may not be a journey quite like that of Mike Krzyzewski. Yes,...

Previewing Duke
The Tar Heels take their five-game winning streak into Wednesday night’s matchup against the hot-shooting Blue Devils. Tip-off at the Smith Center is set for...

Tar Heels To Welcome Davidson
North Carolina (7-3) will host Davidson (4-7) in the Smith Center on Saturday as the Tar Heels look to bounce back from Wednesday night's loss...

Antawn Jamison reaches 20,000 points
Antawn Jamison of the Los Angeles Clippers entered Wednesday night's game in Boston against the Celtics with 19,997 career points. When he hit a three...

Mike Krzyzewski describes close friendship with Dean Smith
Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski said Thursday that Dean Smith receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom speaks loudly about Smith as a coach and the...

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...

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