Dick Grubar News & Bio


Name:Dick Grubar
Hometown:Schenectady, NY
Born:July 26, 1947 (73)
Height/Weight:6-4, 184
Position:Guard
Notes:Basketball
Dick Grubar Photo

Former UNC basketball player Gerald Tuttle passes away at 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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