Jimmy Black News & Bio
Greatest Games: Stunned Silence (UNC-NCSU, 1979)
|Hometown:||The Bronx, NY|
|High School:||Cardinal Hayes|
|Born:||November 20, 1960 (60)|
Dean Smith’s club made the short trip to Raleigh minus a starter. Point guard Dave Colescott injured an eye in the Duke win. Jimmy Black...Friday May 1, 2020
The exact moment Michael Jordan went from ‘Mike’ to ‘Michael’
In 1982, Michael Jordan and UNC were pitted against Patrick Ewing and Georgetown inside the Superdome for the NCAA championship. With time running out and...Saturday April 18, 2020
Chansky’s Notebook: Chapel Hill Was Still
The big one in the Big Easy was pretty hard. The 1982 Tar Heels were No. 1 in the country for all but five weeks...
Wednesday April 8, 2020
Jimmy Black, Roy Williams reflect on UNC basketball’s time at Carmichael
The flip-card scoreboard, the crazy comebacks, a few thousand fans, Dean Smith, and a list of legendary players. For 21 seasons, North Carolinas men’s basketball...
Sunday December 15, 2019
The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 2 - The 1982 National Championship Game
The 1981-82 North Carolina Tar Heels played like the best team in the nation all season. James Worthy made the leap to superstar, and sophomore...
Saturday August 3, 2019
The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 16 - Jordan steals and slams Virginia in 1983
The 1983 season began with the Cavaliers ranked No. 1. The Terry Holland-coached squad was led by Ralph Sampson, Rick Carlisle, Othell Wilson, and Craig...
Saturday June 15, 2019
Video: Joel Berry, Kenny Williams Reenact Jordan's Game-Winner
In the video, North Carolina junior Kenny Williams played Jimmy Black and found senior Joel Berry who did his best Michael Jordan impression. Check out...Tuesday October 17, 2017
Audio: David Glenn Chats With Jimmy Black, Jan. 25
David Glenn recently caught up with former UNC point guard Jimmy Black on Glenn’s afternoon radio show. Among the topics they discussed: the UNC-NC State...
Friday January 25, 2013
David Glenn Chats With Jimmy Black
David Glenn recently caught up with former UNC player Jimmy Black. Among the topics they discussed: N.C. State and UNC not always playing each other...
Thursday February 23, 2012
Point play propels Pack, Heels
Ty Lawson’s leadership could take the Heels where point guards Jimmy Black, Derrick Phelps, and Raymond Felton took them previously – to the game’s pinnacle...
Friday February 20, 2009