Dean Smith Basketball News & Bio
Want To See A UNC Player’s Jersey in the Rafters? Here’s How That Could Happen.
|Born:||February 28, 1931|
|Died:||February 7, 2015|
|Notes:||Basketball Hall of Fame, 4x NCAA Coach of the Year, 1982 NCAA Championship coach, 879 wins|
In the aftermath of the UNC men’s basketball team’s national championship loss to Kansas Monday night in New Orleans, many Carolina fans wondered aloud whether...Mon Apr 11, 2022
‘It’s always a great day to be a Tar Heel’
Leading up to the Tar Heels’ 12th appearance in the national title game, fans gathered once more in the stands of the Dean Smith Center...Sun Apr 10, 2022
Billy Packer Q&A: Remembering Michael Jordan and the 1982 Final Four
What are the first memories that jump out about the 1982 Final Four? Packer: The tournament was great. And then, to have a dome stadium,...
Fri Apr 8, 2022
The Carolina-Duke rivalry reaches new heights
The stands of the Dean Smith Center steadily filled with a sea of people dressed in Carolina Blue on Saturday night as fans gathered in...
Thu Apr 7, 2022
Podcast: The unintentional 'retirement tour' Roy Williams deserved
Roy Williams, following the lead of his mentor Dean Smith, was not interested in the fanfare or public adulation that would come with some sort...
Wed Apr 6, 2022