Bones McKinney Basketball News & Bio
Billy Packer's lesser-known legacy: Broadcaster was pioneer in helping recruit Black players to ACC
Upon graduating from Wake Forest, Billy Packer became an assistant coach, first under legendary head coach Bones McKinney and later under Jack Murdock and Jack...Sat Apr 15, 2023
ACC basketball documentary brings back fond memories
There were the legendary coaches, like Everett Case, who came from Indiana to NC State, and was instrumental in creating the tournament (1954)...and Frank McGuire,...Sun Feb 20, 2022
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...
Sun Oct 24, 2021
Dean Smith, Bones McKinney, Vic Bubas helped put ACC basketball on the map
Bones McKinney, among a handful of military veterans who played basketball for the Wolfpack and Tar Heels straddling World War II, became Wake’s head coach...
Mon Apr 30, 2018
The story of UNC’s first NBA player
The first former UNC player to play in a professional basketball league was George Glamack. After his career in Chapel Hill, Glamack played several years...
Sun Apr 22, 2018