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ACC basketball's aging lions still ruling the room
Mike Krzyzewski turned 70 on Monday, but the Duke icon isn’t the oldest head basketball coach in the ACC. At 72, Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim has...

North Carolina's Roy Williams relies on experience in reaching 800 wins
It's no secret that North Carolina hasn't signed the recruits it used to seemingly pluck from the top 10. It also doesn't matter. Roy Williams...

UNC-Syracuse Postgame Notes
Monday’s win was the 800th in Roy Williams’ career. He is the ninth coach to win 800 games as a Division I head coach. Williams...

Roy Williams earns 800th win as UNC fends off Syracuse
In a rematch of last season’s Final Four, the North Carolina beat Syracuse, 85-68, on Monday to deliver head coach Roy Williams his 800th win...

Will Lefty Driesell ever get in the Hall of Fame?
“He needs to be in the Hall of Fame,” ex-Georgetown coach John Thompson, one of Lefty Driesell’s great rivals, says. There are a million...

UNC vs. Radford Preview
No. 3 North Carolina returns home after a five-game road trip - and its first loss of the season - to host Radford on Sunday...

ICTV: Andre Smith Interview
Andre Smith played in all 14 games last season at UNC's Sam and Mike linebacker positions and tallied 53 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, one...

Jimmy V, Coach K And Dean Smith: The 3 Legends Of N.C. Basketball
This was such a perfect storm in the 1980s in the research tribal of three remarkable men who also happened to be great basketball coaches...

Good Morning UNC is Final Four Bound
UNC won the East Regional over Notre Dame to advance to the Final Four for the 19th time in school history, more than any other...

John Feinstein relives Tobacco Road coaching rivalry in 'The Legends Club'
The Legends Club, the latest book by prolific John Feinstein, is out for March Madness. The fortuitous timing affords readers something to savor between games...

'The Legends Club' by John Feinstein showcases Smith-Krzyzewski-Valvano dynamic
His 36th and latest book, "The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry" is a compelling story of...

John Feinstein Sheds Light on Legendary ACC Coaches Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, and Jim Valvano
John Feinstein fielded questions to kick off his “The Legends Club” book tour on college basketball coaches Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Valvano. One...

When Dean Smith, Jim Valvano, Mike Krzyzewski ruled the world
The ACC, and especially Triangle teams, began an ascent to new prominence in 1980-81 that was sustained through the mid-90s. That season Mike Krzyzewski took...

How Dean Smith, Coach K, and Jim Valvano became rivals
Every single day, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski found himself competing against an icon and a rock star. The icon was Dean Smith, who had already...

Duke hires Nolan Smith to staff as special assistant
Duke has added former Blue Devils guard Nolan Smith to its coaching staff. Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Monday announced Smith's hiring as a special assistant...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Duke
That's going to be a very, very tough final four minutes from which to recover. There's no other way to describe it. It wasn't quite...

Video: Remembering Dean Smith One Year After His Passing
Dean Smith's legacy not only includes his accomplishments on the basketball court, but also encapsulate the love, loyalty and family atmosphere of the UNC basketball...

Fayetteville Observer's Top 10 local sports stories of 2015
1. (tie) Dean Smith dies at 83: On the morning of Sunday, Feb. 8, North Carolina woke up to news that left many crushed. The...

UNC Basketball To Host Davidson Sunday
Ninth-ranked North Carolina (6-1) will try for its fourth win in a row when it hosts Davidson (5-0) on Sunday evening in the Smith Center...

Tar Heels Host Wofford Wednesday
North Carolina will play its second game of the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic and its second home contest of the season when it...

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