Dick Grubar News & Bio
Former UNC basketball player Gerald Tuttle passes away at 73
|Born:||July 26, 1947 (73)|
On Friday, April 24, 2020, E. Gerald Tuttle, 73, of Hickory, passed away. Gerald graduated from the University of North Carolina, where he was a...Sunday April 26, 2020
Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (March 20)
March 20, 1969: UNC loses to Purdue in Dean Smith's third straight Final Four appearance in the semifinals, 92-65. Point guard injuries struck the Tar...Friday March 20, 2020
UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 51-60
60. Dick Grubar (1966-69, PG, Schenectady, N.Y.): Along with Ed Cota, Grubar is the only UNCpoint guard to lead the Tar Heels to three Final...
Friday June 22, 2018
The Dean Smith Era Began With the Famous Three-Peat
Rusty Clark, Bill Bunting, Dick Grubar, Joe Brown and Gerald Tuttle – the famed Class of 1969 – gave North Carolina the height and depth...
Tuesday January 23, 2018
Chansky’s Notebook: Anniversary Ignored
The 1966-67 team was Dean Smith’s sixth at North Carolina but his most important because it began the unparalleled dominance of the once-embattled young coach...
Wednesday March 22, 2017
One of Dean Smith's top recruiting classes will gather to honor coach
Five lifelong friends and their wives will meet in UNC’s Alumni Center for lunch on Wednesday. They could think of no better way to honor...
Tuesday June 9, 2015
Carolina’s Greatest Players of the ACC Era: 50-41
No one did it with any more style or grace than Ed Cota– his vision, creativity, and handle are unrivaled in UNC hoops history. He...Thursday October 27, 2011
A century of Carolina basketball: 1960-80
In the 1969 East Regional Final, Charlie Scott, UNC's first African-American player, hit a jumper with 1:49 left to tie the game, and then sank...
Monday December 28, 2009