Frank Mcguire News & Bio
Dean Smith Began Historic Coaching Career 59 Years Ago Today
|Hometown:||New York, NY|
|Born:||November 8, 1914|
|Died:||October 11, 1994|
|Notes:||Men's Basketball Coach|
On August 3, 1961, North Carolina lost a Hall of Fame coach and gained another. Following a major recruiting scandal and rumors of point shaving,...Monday August 3, 2020
‘Great-Granddaddy’ of UNC Athletics dies at age 99
The oldest former UNC athlete — who in the 1950s helped bring New York players to play for former Tar Heel coach Frank McGuire —...Sunday October 20, 2019
Extra Points: North & South
Carolina blue vs. garnet and black. Tar Heels vs. Sandlappers. Smoked pork with vinegar and hot pepper vs. a mustard-based sauce. Eric Church vs. Hootie...
Monday August 26, 2019
‘A great honor,’ 1957 UNC basketball hero Joe Quigg says of hall of fame selection
Joe Quigg will tell you he wasn’t the least bit nervous on March 23, 1957, the evening when he stepped to the free throw line...
Saturday February 23, 2019
Audio: Interview with Lenny Rosenbluth
Lennie Rosenbluth, hero of North Carolina's 1957 basketball national championship victory over the University of Kansas and Wilt Chamberlain, 54–53 in triple overtime, talks about...
Monday February 18, 2019
Evaluating Roy Williams' future at UNC and the top 5 candidates to one day replace him
Nobody likes to "keep it in the family" quite like North Carolina -- the school hasn't had a head men's basketball coach who wasn't previously...
Friday September 21, 2018
Chansky’s Notebook: Real Dean of ACC Basketball?
So was it Everett Case, Frank McGuire, Vic Bubas or Dean Smith who is most responsible for this treasure we call ACC Basketball? Each man...Thursday April 19, 2018
How Roy Williams' Scheduling Philosophy Differs From Dean Smith's
Normally, a team at the level of Elon will never get a home game against a P5 opponent, let alone one that is in their...
Tuesday April 17, 2018
Woody Durham and Bill Hoover: Friendship of a lifetime
Woody Durham, Bill Hoover, and their wives were preparing for a cotillion in which there would be a costume contest. “Woody got the warm-up suits...
Monday April 16, 2018
Pacers' Donnie Walsh: 'All he's ever wanted to do is basketball'
At Fordham Prep, Donnie Walsh made all-city and player of the year. From there, he earned a scholarship to UNC to play for Frank McGuire...
Monday February 12, 2018