Dave Popson Basketball News & Bio
They produced in the NBA, but how good were their college teams?
The most NBA points of any college team in history belonged to the 1984 Tar Heels. Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, Brad Daugherty, Kenny Smith, Joe...Wed Jun 12, 2019
A 1-on-1 interview with Dean Smith — and a mop
The "story" was North Carolina senior forward Dave Popson, a local high school standout (in Wilkes Barre about 20 minutes south of Scranton). He was...Sun Feb 22, 2015
Dave Popson fondly remembers Dean Smith
The University of North Carolina basketball team had just won the national championship. It was legendary coach Dean Smith’s first NCAA championship, and the following...
Sat Feb 14, 2015
Art’s Angle: Sky-High Anxiety
Michael Norwood was a walk-on senior playing his last home game in 1987, and boy was there some pressure on him! Starting with scholarship regulars...
Wed Mar 5, 2014
Legendary ACC Team No. 16: 1984 North Carolina
Is this the most underachieving ACC team ever? Some may agree that it is. The Tar Heels had Michael Jordan as a junior, Sam Perkins...
Wed May 20, 2009