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Ed Cota News & Bio


Name:Ed Cota
Hometown:Brooklyn, NY
High School:St. Thomas More Academy
Born:May 19, 1976 (42)
Height/Weight:6-2, 202
Position:G
Notes:Basketball, 1996 McDonald's All-American
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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...

Video: Cota, Forte lead UNC to upset of No. 1 seed Stanford - March 19, 2000
March 19, 2000 - Joseph Forte scores 17 points and Ed Cota has 10 assists to lead No. 8 seed North Carolina to a 60-53...

Video: UNC 107, Georgia Tech 100 (2 OT) - Feb. 8, 1998
Shammond Williams scores 42 points in 107-100 double overtime win at Georgia Tech. Plus some vintage Ed Cota, Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison, Brendan Haywood, and...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Looking Ahead After Exam Break
Tuesday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast discusses the Tar Heels on their exam break, the challenges of playing in the ACC and looks ahead...

LeBron James reveals he wanted to be a Tar Heel
LeBron James discussed Vince Carter and how he, himself, wanted to be a Tar Heel: “I wanted to go to Carolina at the time. Watching...

Ed Cota tops list of college basketball cult heroes
As a four-year starter, Ed Cota helped lead UNC to three Final Four appearances by dropping dimes to his more touted teammates (Video: UNC Highlights)...

Tar Heel Blog Podcast: Michael Brooker Special
Michael Brooker discusses his current career as the head boys’ basketball coach at Lake Oconee Academy in Georgia and the influence that coaches Dean Smith...

UNC Basketball: The legacy of number five
Some of the best point guards in North Carolina’s rich history have donned the number five; Jeff McInnis, Ed Cota, Ty Lawson, Kendall Marshall, and...

UNC basketball's signature moves
North Carolina basketball fans have seen a number of “go-to” moves of their own by various Tar Heels. Over the years, these dunks, passes, and...

UNC-Boston College Quick Takes
With his 22 points, Justin Jackson passed Raymond Felton (1260), Ed Cota (1261), Bobby Jones (1264), and Vince Carter (1267) to move into 46th place...


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