Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first ever basketball coach

Long before Dean Smith coached a game or Michael Jordan ever stepped on a court, there was already a history of basketball at the University of North Carolina. It just so happens that the history starts with an Olympic track star. Nat Cartmell was a sprinter who had won two silver medals in the 100 and 200 meters in the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis. (Tar Heel Blog)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: | | |

Recent Basketball News:

Video: Roy Williams Pre-Virginia Press Conference

Roy Williams: Armando Bacot Out Indefinitely

Shooting woes plague No. 5 U.Va. going into matchup against No. 7 UNC

Chansky’s Notebook: Dose Of Reality

Carolina Insider Podcast: Brandon Robinson, Basketball's tough night, UNC bowl game

© 2005-2019 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.