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Dean Smith Among College Basketball Coaches Who Changed the Game


, the head coach at North Carolina for 36 years (1961-1997), was one of basketball's more forward thinkers and statistical minds. He used advanced analytics as far back as the 1960s, when his team managers tracked points per possession. “All signs point to him being the father of basketball analytics,” said longtime NBA executive Daryl Morey. (History.com)

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Dean Smith Among College Basketball Coaches Who Changed the Game


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