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Name:Frank McGuire
Hometown:New York, NY
High School:Xavier
Born:November 8, 1914
Died:October 11, 1994
Notes:Men's Basketball Coach
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Frank McGuire's Mind Games
Frank McGuire was all about winning the mind game with Kansas prior to the 1957 NCAA championship game, which was played in Kansas City. McGuire’s...

South Carolina-Marquette matchup rekindles memories of super '70s series with Al and Frank McGuire
Having left the ACC and needing games to fill his schedule, Gamecocks head coach Frank McGuire called on a protege: Marquette’s Al McGuire, who though...

Bobby Cremins tells the stories that bind New York, ACC, Georgia Tech
Frank McGuire grew up in New York, played and then coached at St. John’s before taking the job at UNC in 1952, the year before...

Lucas: Brooklyn Boys
This weekend’s ACC Tournament won’t be Carolina’s first foray into Brooklyn. Sixty years ago, the Tar Heels had a very productive tie to the borough...

UNC’s All-New York City team could play with anybody
For UNC, the ties to New York perhaps run deeper than any other ACC school. There's the connection to the city through Frank McGuire, who...

ACC to visit the city that helped fuel its rise
“Frank McGuire, he’s the key guy,” former Georgia Tech coach Bobby Cremins said. “We all know Everett Case is the godfather of the ACC, but...

Video: Frank McGuire's New York City Pipeline Led To 1957 Undefeated Season
Frank McGuire brought players from New York to North Carolina and changed the culture of basketball at UNC. Hear Lennie Rosenbluth, Tony Konchalski and Joe...

Joe Quigg, '57 Tar Heels to relive perfect season
Joe Quigg says he still gets goose pumps anytime the '57 champions are recognized for their season under Frank McGuire, the New Yorker who brought...

Dean Smith, Charlie Scott and how they changed more than a game at UNC
In 1966, Chapel Hill was still a town rooted in the Old South, UNC was a rather conservative campus and Dean Smith was no more...

So, where does Roy Williams really compete?
The North Carolina Tar Heels return to the NCAA Championship title game tonight against Villanova, where Roy Williams hopes to do at UNC what neither...


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