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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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Carolina Basketball Holiday Youth Clinic Details Announced
The University of North Carolina's men's basketball players and coaches will host the annual Carolina Basketball Holiday Clinic for youths in first through sixth grades...

Media abuzz after North Carolina's big win over Oregon
North Carolina's win over Oregon on Friday, which put UNC in third place for the Battle 4 Atlantis, allowed coach Roy Williams to pass Adolph...

5 Takeaways from the Second Episode of ‘All-Access With Carolina Basketball’
Roy Williams is not a fan of having cameras around the team at all times. “It stinks,” he said when asked about the program during...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Freddie Kiger, Mercer Recap, Thanksgiving Week Preview
Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview a busy week of action with UNC Football visiting NC State with bowl eligibility on the line and Basketball...

Even as she stands out, Erin Matson makes it about the team
Anyone who didn't watch Friday's game missed one of the best postseason performances by any Tar Heel, let alone a field hockey player. Think James...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Jeff Denny, Elon Basketball Recap, Mercer Football Preview
Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview UNC Football's Senior Day vs. Mercer, recap basketball's win over Elon and look ahead to the schedule over the...

As Greensboro Coliseum turns 60, here are 60 tidbits you might not know about it
Legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith won his first Men’s ACC Basketball Tournament title when the tournament came to Greenboro for the first time, March...

King Rice Gets Emotional Speaking About Bill Guthridge
Following Monmouth's loss to Kansas State on Wednesday, Monmouth basketball coach King Rice spoke about a Kansas State alum who had a huge impact on...

Chansky’s Notebook: Catching The Dean
The Roy Williams-Dean Smith victory chase is officially on. Dean Smith retired after winning 879 games. Williams has 873 wins after his 17th Tar Heel...

Box Score: North Carolina 96, Winston-Salem State 61
View the complete box score from North Carolina's 96-61 exhibition win over Winston-Salem State on Friday night at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill...


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