Dean Smith News & Bio


Name:Dean Smith
Hometown:Emporia, KS
High School:Emporia
Born:February 28, 1931
Died:February 7, 2015
Notes:Basketball Hall of Fame, 4x NCAA Coach of the Year, 1982 NCAA Championship coach, 879 wins
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First-Ever ‘Late Night In HD’ Filled With Tributes and Highlights
When new UNC men’s basketball head coach Hubert Davis took the microphone at center court of the Dean Smith Center, he had to wait for...

Under Hubert Davis, curse words from players at practice mean sprints for everybody
Hubert Davis has always steered away from profane language. During his time playing under legendary basketball coach Dean Smith at UNC, he discovered that if...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Henrik Rödl Interview, UNC Football Preview, Jones Angell vs. Erin Matson
North Carolina Football looks to build off last Saturday's win over Duke this week against Florida State. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview Saturday's matchup...

Transition game: UNC, Duke Basketball enter new eras with talent-laden teams
Turning UNC basketball over to Hubert Davis, who played for Dean Smith and coached under Roy Williams, gives the program the strongest continuity in the...

Hubert Davis Gives Motivational Speech on First Day of Practice
A new era of North Carolina basketball is underway. On Tuesday, Hubert Davis conducted his first fall practice as head coach and paid homage to...

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