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Dean Smith Began Historic Coaching Career 59 Years Ago Today


On August 3, 1961, North Carolina lost a Hall of Fame coach and gained another. Following a major recruiting scandal and rumors of point shaving, UNC Chancellor forced coach to resign and subsequently replaced him with his top assistant — . "It took me about 15 minutes to decide," Aycock said regarding UNC's coaching search. (Inside Carolina)

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Dean Smith Began Historic Coaching Career 59 Years Ago Today


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