Al Wood Basketball News & Bio
Carolina Classics Club Game Of The Week: Virginia at North Carolina (1982)
UNC Basketball's defining rivalry of the early 1980s was with Terry Holland’s Virginia Cavaliers, led by the towering presence of 7’4” Ralph Sampson. The Tar...Tue Apr 4, 2023
Video: Shammond Williams Chats With Al Wood
Former North Carolina guard Shammond Williams is joined by Tar Heel basketball great Al Wood to talk about UNC's magical journey to the NCAA Tournament...Fri Apr 1, 2022
Chansky’s Notebook: No. 1, Not Done
Year No. 1 has helped UNC become No. 1 in almost every decade. In 1971, Dean Smith won the ACC regular season with a team...
Thu Aug 5, 2021
Top 25 Players In UNC Basketball History: No. 11 - Al Wood
Former UNC forward Al Wood was a two-time All-American in 1980 and 1981, three-time All-ACC, three-time All-ACC Tournament team, first-team All-NCAA Tournament team, and his...
Wed Jun 16, 2021
Chansky's Notebook: Losing Ralph Sampson
Did Al Wood desert Ralph Sampson on his recruiting trip to UNC? Yes, he did. According to the former Virginia All-American, he was being hosted...
Wed Mar 17, 2021