Frank McGuire Basketball News & Bio

Name:Frank McGuire
Hometown:New York, NY
High School:Xavier
Born:November 8, 1914
Died:October 11, 1994
Notes:Men's Basketball Coach
Frank McGuire Photo

Podcast: Authoring the Complete History of Carolina Basketball
“The Tar Heels” is the first and only book that tells the complete story of the Tar Heel basketball program beginning in 1911. How did...

February 4, 1961: Carolina, Duke, and the best ever basketball brawl
In 1961 UNC and Duke engaged in what I’m declaring as The Best Ever Basketball Brawl. The game kept teasing fans with the possibility of...

Dean Smith Began Historic Coaching Career 59 Years Ago Today
On August 3, 1961, North Carolina lost a Hall of Fame coach and gained another. Following a major recruiting scandal and rumors of point shaving,...

‘Great-Granddaddy’ of UNC Athletics dies at age 99
The oldest former UNC athlete — who in the 1950s helped bring New York players to play for former Tar Heel coach Frank McGuire —...

Extra Points: North & South
Carolina blue vs. garnet and black. Tar Heels vs. Sandlappers. Smoked pork with vinegar and hot pepper vs. a mustard-based sauce. Eric Church vs. Hootie...

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