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Name:Buzz Peterson
Hometown:Asheville, NC
High School:Asheville
Born:May 17, 1963 (57)
Height/Weight:6-4
Position:Guard
Notes:Basketball, 1981 McDonald's All-American

Michael Jordan's lasting impact on UNC
Michael Jordan was an immediate standout at UNC. Jordan came to Carolina as a McDonald's All-American, but as the second most touted recruit behind Buzz...

Michael Jordan Really Wanted to Beat One Team in College: Maryland
Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell dangled one scholarship in front of three players in 1981—Buzz Peterson, Jeff Adkins, and a high school player from North...

Michael Jordan feared Lawrence Taylor on the basketball court, according to Buzz Peterson
According to Buzz Peterson, Michael Jordan's college roommate and teammate at the University of North Carolina, there was one person in particular who injected some...

Michael Jordan's 'last dance' at Carolina, through the eyes of his teammates
A couple of Michael Jordan’s former college teammates reminisced this week about another last dance with the man who is now their boss. Joe Wolf...

Video: All the UNC Parts From the Michael Jordan Documentary
North Carolina basketball tweeted out an edited version of "The Last Dance" Michael Jordan Documentary with all of the UNC tidbits from Sunday's episodes. Jordan,...

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...


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