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Billy Cunningham News & Bio


Name:Billy Cunningham
Hometown:Brooklyn, NY
High School:Erasmus Hall
Born:June 3, 1943 (75)
Height/Weight:6-6, 218
Position:F/C
Notes:Basketball
Video: Brice Johnson's Signature Performance at Florida State
Brice Johnson put together the signature performance of his UNC career in January 2016 when he erupted for 39 points and 23 rebounds in a...

Chansky’s Notebook: Michael Jordan Scores 63 On The Legend
Basketball fans, do you know what today is? What does the number 32 mean to you? For old-timers, 32 was Billy Cunningham’s number. For the...

UNC-NC State Postgame Notes
Luke Maye scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 17 rebounds against NC State. Maye is the fourth Tar Heel (with Billy Cunningham, Lennie Rosenbluth...

For one North Carolina legend, Wells Fargo Center can provide a history lesson
Brice Johnson didn’t come to Philadelphia for the sightseeing. So focused was he that he didn’t even take a peek at the rafters, where Billy...

UNC-Indiana Postgame Notes
First-team All-America forward Brice Johnson scored 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. It was his 22nd double-double of the season. That ties the most...

UNC's Kennedy Meeks snaps out of postseason slump
In the victorious locker room, Roy Williams read off some stats for Marcus Paige, who had passed Michael Jordan on UNC's career scoring list. Williams...

UNC-Providence Postgame Notes
UNC has won 30 games for the 12th time, including six seasons under head coach Roy Williams. Brice Johnson had his 21st double-double of the...

UNC-Duke Postgame Notes
This is the seventh time in 13 years that Carolina has won the ACC regular-season title under Roy Williams. UNC has won the ACC regular-season...

Six Tar Heels make ESPN's top 100 NBA players
ESPN ranked the 100 top NBA players of all time and six North Carolina players made the list. #1 - Michael Jordan (UNC: 1981–1984), #43...

Of Billy Cunningham and Brice Johnson
Billy Cunningham practically invented the term “double-double.” He averaged 24.8 points and 15.4 rebounds a game FOR HIS CAREER. Most incredibly, the man recorded double-doubles...


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