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Name:Charlie Scott
Hometown:New York, NY
High School:Laurinburg Institute
Born:December 15, 1948 (70)
Height/Weight:6-5, 175
Position:G/F
Notes:Basketball Hall-of-Fame; 2x NCAA All-American; 3x NBA All-Star; Olympic Gold Medalist
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Carolina Insider Podcast: Sweet 16 preview and David Chadwick
Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview Friday's North Carolina vs. Auburn Sweet 16 matchup. Then David Chadwick joins the Pod to discuss playing for coach...

50 years ago, Charlie Scott had a performance for the ages in Charlotte’s ACC tournament
Fifty years ago, the ACC tournament came to Charlotte and produced one of the most memorable individual performances in history during a UNC-Duke final played...

Former UNC star Sam Perkins on Silent Sam statue: 'Of course I am going to speak out'
Part of the reason Sam Perkins was inspired to speak out against Silent Sam was the lessons he’d learned from legendary former UNC basketball coach...

Chansky’s Notebook: Old Uniforms, Same Story
Uniforms were different 50 years ago, but not much else vs. State. In the walloping win over the Wolfpack, UNC wore its throwback unies from...

Charles Scott calls UNC system board's treatment of Folt 'petty'
Usually when I interview my second-favorite Tar Heel basketball player of all time, Charlie Scott, he is soft-spoken, measured and thoughtful. When we spoke recently,...

Charlie Scott, UNC’s first black basketball player, discusses Chancelor Folt and Silent Sam
Charlie Scott: "The University of North Carolina in the whole system is the crown jewel and I think too many times we use, and when...

Charlie Scott Inducted Into the Basketball Hall of Fame
In the closing number of one of my all-time favorite children’s movies, The Muppet Christmas Carol, a newly reformed Ebenezer Scrooge tells us, “If you...

Chansky’s Notebook: A Chance To Shine
Charlie Scott was humble and brilliant. The first black scholarship athlete at UNC and the first true basketball star in the ACC was finally inducted...

Hall of Fame wait lifted off of Charlie Scott’s shoulders
Charlie Scott has been overshadowed for decades, despite his remarkable story. He was the first African-American scholarship athlete at UNC, and a member of the...

Charlie Scott, Grant Hill enter the Basketball Hall of Fame
There have been better players in the history of UNC basketball but none more important than "Great Scott." Charlie Scott found his rightful place in...


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