Charlie Scott Basketball News & Bio
Memorable Charleses in ACC sports history, including Charlie Scott and Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice
|Hometown:||New York, NY|
|High School:||Laurinburg Institute|
|Born:||December 15, 1948 (74)|
|Notes:||Basketball Hall-of-Fame; 2x NCAA All-American; 3x NBA All-Star; Olympic Gold Medalist|
Charlie Scott’s significance to his school and the ACC goes far beyond basketball. He broke the color barrier as the first black scholarship athlete in...Sat May 6, 2023
'Took a lot of guts': Charlie Scott persevered in breaking color barrier at UNC
Charlie Scott, the first Black scholarship player at North Carolina, scored 40 points in the 1969 title game while leading the Tar Heels to an...Tue Feb 28, 2023
Q&A: Charlie Scott Discusses His Time At UNC
Charlie Scott: "The pressure didn't just come from me being Black. The pressure came from the year before when the team went to the Final...
Tue Feb 21, 2023
Charles Scott, Kathy Crawford Among ACC UNITE Recipients
The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the recipients of the second annual 2022 ACC UNITE Award, which honors individuals affiliated with the league who have...
Thu Oct 20, 2022
Charlie Scott on Dean Smith, why he chose UNC, racism, trailblazing
An All-American basketball player at UNC in 1969 and 1970, Charlie Scott won an Olympic gold medal in Mexico City in 1968. He also won...
Wed Sep 21, 2022