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Paul Hardin’s Legacy Lives on Through Carolina Blood Drive
Barbara Hardin arrived in the Dean Smith Center last week ready to encourage donors at the 30th Carolina Blood Drive. Her late husband and former...

Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament marks 30 years of benefiting Ronald McDonald House
On June 7, the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill celebrated the 30th Annual Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament. Since its inception in 1988, the...

Lucas: Individual Time
Luke Maye uttered the following phrase Tuesday at the Smith Center: "It's not about me. It's about the team." This is vintage Maye, the quintessential...

UNC Approves New Production Center for ACC Network
UNC is preparing for construction of a new $10 million studio building on south campus. The university Board of Trustees approved the project’s design, which...

Pat Sullivan Hired as New York Knicks Assistant Coach
David Fizdale has named his coaching staff, and it includes a Tar Heel. The Knicks announced Tuesday that Keith Smart, Royal Ivey, Jud Buechler and...

Former UNC Basketball Player Dale Gipple Passes Away
Dale Gipple, 69, of Jamestown, passed away unexpectedly, following a brief illness, on Friday, June 1, 2018. A native of Burlington, NC, Dale attended the...

Tar Heels To Visit Michigan In ACC/Big Ten Challenge
The UNC men's basketball team will make its first trip to Ann Arbor to play the University of Michigan in the 2018 ACC-Big Ten Challenge...

Jerry Stackhouse credits Dean Smith, others as coaching influences
Jerry Stackhouse played in the NBA for 18 seasons. After retiring from the game in 2016, Stackhouse went right into coaching; becoming head coach of...

Pat Sullivan in talks to become New York Knicks assistant coach
The the New York Knicks are in "advanced talks" with Pat Sullivan about becoming an assistant to new head coach David Fizdale. Sullivan played for...

Carolina hosts Valor Games for military athletes with disabilities
The Valor Games, an introductory Paralympic sports competition for veterans and active-duty service members with disabilities, came to UNC on Tuesday for a day of...

Dre Bly Takes Picture with Dean Smith's Son
The Carolina family connects sports and generations and all walks of life. Former UNC cornerback Dre Bly, one of the best Tar Heel football players...

An Afternoon with Phil Ford
It has been 40 years since Phil Ford ran the legendary Four Corners offense for Dean Smith, but Ford remains perhaps the most popular athlete...

Dean Smith, Bones McKinney, Vic Bubas helped put ACC basketball on the map
Bones McKinney, among a handful of military veterans who played basketball for the Wolfpack and Tar Heels straddling World War II, became Wake’s head coach...

Take a Look Inside the Home Designed for UNC Basketball Coach Dean Smith
When Jean and Dave Haas began their home search, words like “modernism” and “famous former owner” weren’t anywhere near the top of their must-have list...

Delany family gives $1 million gift to the Carolina Edge initiative
Jim Delany may be commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, but he is a lifetime member of the UNC basketball family and his Tar Heel...

Video: UNC Basketball - Everywhere is a Gym
The North Carolina men's basketball team likes to take full advantage of the beautiful weather in Chapel Hill, often taking their off-season workout to the...

Chansky’s Notebook: Real Dean of ACC Basketball?
So was it Everett Case, Frank McGuire, Vic Bubas or Dean Smith who is most responsible for this treasure we call ACC Basketball? Each man...

How Roy Williams' Scheduling Philosophy Differs From Dean Smith's
Normally, a team at the level of Elon will never get a home game against a P5 opponent, let alone one that is in their...

Tar Heels Announce 2018-19 Non-Conference Basketball Schedule
A first-ever on-campus game against Gonzaga, a neutral-site contest against Kentucky, a Thanksgiving tournament in Las Vegas, and home games against a pair of former...

Joel Berry Earns Dean Smith MVP Award
Senior point guard Joel Berry II was named the winner of the Dean Smith Most Valuable Player award at the 2017-18 UNC men's basketball awards...

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