A look back at 1976 UNC basketball
Dean Smith was the U.S. Olympic basketball coach and four of his players - Walter Davis, Phil Ford, Tommy LaGarde, and Mitch Kupchak - made...Tuesday June 16, 2015Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...Thursday March 14, 2013DeCock: 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...Sunday August 19, 2012Video: Tommy LaGarde, the original "Maverick"
Former North Carolina Tar Heel and Dallas Maverick Tommy LaGarde disputes the claim that John McCain and Sarah Palin are the original mavericks in this...Tuesday July 31, 2012Phil Ford: We've Overcome Injuries Before
I hold out hope because of what happened to us in 1977. When Tommy LaGarde injured his knee late in the season, we were playing...Tuesday March 20, 2012Tommy LaGarde blocks out Marquette memories
Tommy LaGarde holds a place in UNC basketball lore because of a game in which he didn’t play. That came in 1977 against Marquette in...Thursday March 24, 2011Catching up with Tommy LaGarde
These days, 53-year-old Tommy LaGarde prefers the quieter lifestyle. LaGarde, who made second-team All-America at North Carolina in 1977 and played six years in the...Saturday January 26, 2008