As Case dominated at NC State, McGuire's arrival at UNC helped ignite a rivalry
|Hometown:||New York, NY|
|Born:||November 8, 1914|
|Died:||October 11, 1994|
|Notes:||Men's Basketball Coach|
Everett Case enjoyed his supremacy for five years, until UNC convinced a fiery Irishman named Frank McGuire to leave St. John’s in 1952 to take...Friday January 26, 2018
The long climb from 1-2 in ACC play
The late Frank McGuire once told me “In a coach’s life, you’ve got to be good and you’ve got to be lucky.” The head coach...Tuesday January 16, 2018
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...
Tuesday July 4, 2017
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...
Thursday March 16, 2017
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...
Monday March 13, 2017
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...
Wednesday March 8, 2017
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...Wednesday March 8, 2017
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...
Sunday March 5, 2017
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...
Thursday March 2, 2017
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...
Friday February 3, 2017