Sam Perkins Basketball News & Bio
Patrick Ewing explains why James Worthy - not Michael Jordan - was the true hero of 1982 UNC title
The Tar Heels entered the 1981-82 season with high expectations. After losing to the Indiana Hoosiers in the title game the previous year, they returned...Sun Mar 19, 2023
Armando Bacot passes Sam Perkins for second on UNC's all-time rebounds list
UNC basketball senior forward Armando Bacot is in the middle of a hot streak for the Tar Heels over the past five games. During Saturday’s...Tue Jan 10, 2023
Armando Bacot Named ACC Men's Basketball Player Of The Week
North Carolina senior center/forward Armando Bacot is the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Bacot averaged 21...
Mon Jan 9, 2023
UNC Basketball Re-Creates Iconic Sports Illustrated 1981-82 Cover Photo
After being announced as the Associated Press preseason No. 1 team Monday, UNC Basketball released a recreation of the iconic Sports Illustrated cover from the...
Tue Oct 18, 2022
Kenny "The Jet" Smith on Michael Jordan being "the only guy whose weaknesses became his strengths"
"Sam Perkins was the best player my freshman year," Kenny Smith said when asked about who was the standout on the 1983/84 UNC team. "Sam...
Wed Aug 3, 2022