Tommy LaGarde Basketball News & Bio


Name:Tommy LaGarde
Hometown:Detroit, MI
High School:Central Catholic
Born:February 10, 1955 (66)
Height/Weight:6-10, 230
Position:Center
Notes:1976 Olympic Basketball Gold Medalist, 1977 All-American
Tommy LaGarde

Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 19)
March 19, 1977: North Carolina beats Kentucky 79-72 to advance to Dean Smith's fifth Final Four. UNC led by 12 at halftime but Kentucky rallied...

The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 17 - The 1975 ACC Tournament Championship
The 1975 Tournament was perhaps the greatest in ACC history. UNC was a young team led by junior Mitch Kupchak, sophomores Walter Davis, Tommy LaGarde,...

Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Michigan): Tommy LaGarde
Tommy LaGarde was a blue-collar player for Dean Smith at North Carolina from 1973-77. He played alongside highly acclaimed players such as Phil Ford and...

UNC Basketball, Football Players Sign Silent Sam Protest Letter
Many North Carolina football and basketball players have joined fellow UNC student-athletes and signed an open letter denouncing the university's plans for Silent Sam. Among...

The Primary Break: UNC-NC State Quick Takes
Joel Berry became the 75th Tar Heel to score 1,000 career points. He had 18 in the game, moving past Tommy LaGarde and Bob Paxton...

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