Highlighting UNC, Duke, and NC State’s non-conference basketball schedule
|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|
The last time the Tar Heels played in Carmichael Arena — 1986 — Roy Williams was an assistant under legendary coach Dean Smith. North Carolina...Friday July 12, 2019
Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first ever basketball coach
Long before Dean Smith coached a game or Michael Jordan ever stepped on a court, there was already a history of basketball at the University...Wednesday July 10, 2019
Carolina Insider Podcast: Sam Perkins joins the Pod and the 2019 Poddy Awards
This episode of the Carolina Insider Podcast includes a Tar Heel news catch-up. Then UNC and NBA great Sam Perkins discusses winning the 1982 NCAA...
Tuesday July 9, 2019
Don't overlook returning players for UNC men's basketball
The arrival of new recruits and transfers in Chapel Hill brings excitement and hope for another championship. It also has shifted attention from the players...
Monday June 24, 2019
UNC to face Winston-Salem State in men's basketball exhibition game Nov. 1 in Chapel Hill
Winston-Salem State will play North Carolina in an exhibition game on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dean Smith Center. WSSU coach Cleo Hill...
Tuesday June 18, 2019
Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Pennsylvania): Larry Miller
Larry Miller was an integral part of Dean Smith building North Carolina into a nationally prominent program. He was a two-time ACC Player of the...
Friday June 7, 2019
Former UNC star Jeff McInnis’ second act: building dominant travel hoops team from scratch
After retiring from his 12-year NBA career in 2008, Jeff McInnis came home to Charlotte to train teenagers. Some of the kids asked if he...Saturday June 1, 2019
Carolina Hurricanes Shoot Hoops at UNC
Before scattering across the globe for the summer, several members of the Carolina Hurricanes trekked to Chapel Hill to tour the UNC basketball facilities and...
Friday May 31, 2019
Lucas: The Dean Smith Effect
It's been 22 years since Dean Smith coached a game for UNC. Only three players on the current basketball roster were born when the legendary...
Wednesday May 29, 2019
Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Michigan): Tommy LaGarde
Tommy LaGarde was a blue-collar player for Dean Smith at North Carolina from 1973-77. He played alongside highly acclaimed players such as Phil Ford and...
Friday May 24, 2019