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Buzz Peterson News & Bio


Name:Buzz Peterson
Hometown:Asheville, NC
High School:Asheville
Born:May 17, 1963 (56)
Height/Weight:6-4
Position:Guard
Notes:Basketball, 1981 McDonald's All-American

Buzz Peterson Enjoying Job in the NBA
Basketball is a way of life for former UNCW basketball coach Buzz Peterson. Peterson was let go in 2014 after four seasons as the Seahawks...

What’s your best Michael Jordan story? We asked the people who know best.
Buzz Peterson: "One of the better stories probably is in ‘84 when (Michael Jordan) got all these awards, he came through one day and he...

All-Star game marks latest milestone for Michael Jordan
Roommates and teammates at North Carolina, Buzz Peterson and Michael Jordan spent countless days competing on the basketball court in practice. Their nights included shooting...

Quick Hitters – UNC vs. Virginia
Virginia shot 55 percent from three (11-for-20). It’s difficult to overcome the methodical Cavaliers offense in any game, especially given that field goal percentage. Tar...

Video: Michael Jordan at Smith Center for UNC vs. Virginia
Former UNC and NBA star Michael Jordan sat courtside in the Smith Center for the Tar Heels' game against Virginia with two other former Tar...

Charlotte Hornets Training Camp In Chapel Hill Opens Tuesday
The Charlotte Hornets will hold training camp and host the Boston Celtics in a preseason game this week at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill...

Theo Pinson works out for Charlotte Hornets
Tar Heel guard Theo Pinson was one of a handful of former college players on the court Saturday for a pre-draft workout with the Charlotte...

Jerry Stackhouse’s Tar Heel ties shouldn’t matter for Hornets. Look beyond the blue.
Every NBA team looking for a head coach apparently has discovered Jerry Stackhouse, the former North Carolina star. If the Charlotte Hornets hire him, this...

Mitch Kupchak eyed for front-office role with Hornets
After declining to offer general manager Rich Cho a new contract, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is planning to target former Los Angeles Lakers General...

How Michael Jordan became a golfer
Michael Jordan was a junior at the University of North Carolina in 1984 when he posed the question to his roommate Buzz Peterson, who was...


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