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Phil Ford to Serve as Keynote Speaker at ACC Postgraduate Luncheon
UNC and ACC basketball legend Phil Ford will be the keynote speaker at the annual ACC Postgraduate Luncheon presented by ESPN and hosted by the...

Aggies look to overcome North Carolina mystique in second-round matchup
North Carolina’s lineage and history are as rich as any college basketball program in the country. Michael Jordan is among the Tar Heels decedents. So...

Phil Ford and Roy Williams Honor Woody Durham
Phil Ford: When I think of Woody Durham, the Voice of the Tar Heels, so many memories flash though my mind. For UNC fans...

In 1979, UNC-Duke had it all: From 'Air Ball' to 'Black Sunday'
1979 looked promising for UNC and Duke. The Blue Devils returned their starting five from a group that had played for the NCAA Championship in...

Chansky’s Notebook: A Special Tradition
North Carolina’s Senior Night falls between two very special anniversaries. When Joel Berry, Theo Pinson and Aaron Rohlman make their final appearances at the Smith...

Audio: Phil Ford - You don't have to be popular, rich or famous to be nice to someone else
UNC Basketball great Phil Ford joins the Sports Shop in-studio as the newest honoree of the "Salute to Champions" initiative in recognition of Black History...

Video: Phil Ford runs the "Four Corners" to beat Duke - Feb. 12, 1975
North Carolina point guard Phil Ford runs Dean Smith's "Four Corners" offense to perfection in a 78-70 win over Duke in Chapel Hill on February...

Tobacco Road Podcast: Episode 7
This podcast was recorded prior to Thursday's UNC-Duke game: Tyler Hansbrough and Gerald Henderson discuss North Carolina and Duke's tough stretch leading into the first...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Duke Preview, Phil Ford
Preview Thursday's home basketball game against Duke, recap the win over Pitt and visit with former Tar Heel National Player of the Year Phil Ford...

Future Tar Heel Jeremiah Francis Looks to Grow His Game
The list of top point guards in North Carolina history is impressive. From Raymond Felton and Phil Ford, to Kenny Smith and Ty Lawson, just...

The best recruiting pitches in college basketball
North Carolina: "The ceiling is the roof." Bob McAdoo and Phil Ford established the Tar Heel brand but what makes the program so unique is...

UNC remains a possibility for Zion Williamson after his official visit
Zion Williamson, the No. 2 recruit of the 2018 class, had his official visit at UNC this weekend. Williamson spent the weekend with coach Roy...

Photos: Five-Star Zion Williamson in the Smith Center
Before UNC tipped off against Barton College on Friday, five-star forward Zion Williamson walked onto the Smith Center floor and took a seat on the...

College basketball starts in 50 days, so here are 50 fun facts to get you ready
8. Even though the Tar Heels lost a lot, they do return Joel Berry II, who could wind up as the most important point guard...

Phil Ford - The Kid Who Couldn’t Dunk - Was Still An All-American
Phil Ford, arguably the greatest point guard to ever play in the ACC, faced a daunting challenge as a young boy growing up in Rocky...

Chancellor Folt receives 12th Person Award from North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
From the moment she first learned about the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center three years ago, UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt has been an avid...

UNC-Duke basketball rivalry set aside to help raise money for Teen Cancer America
Though Nolan Smith was the headliner for Saturday's event, Duke wasn't the only Triangle program represented. Former UNC players Brice Johnson, Nate Britt and Phil...

Q&A: North Carolina’s Phil Ford and Duke’s Nolan Smith
It’s not often that two ACC men’s basketball players of the year are in Gastonia to visit. Monday, 1978 John Wooden Award winner, Phil Ford...

Former UNC Players Remember Final Four Experiences
On Thursday, we sat down with Tar Heels legend Phil Ford and some of his teammates from the 1977 team -- that made it all...

ACC Barnstorming Tour Coming to Stokes County
On April 19 the ACC All-Stars will appear in Walnut Cove, NC for the ACC Barnstorming Tour. This year’s roster is highlighted with players from...

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