Jimmy Black News & Bio

Name:Jimmy Black
Hometown:The Bronx, NY
High School:Cardinal Hayes
Born:November 20, 1960 (60)
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Greatest Games: Stunned Silence (UNC-NCSU, 1979)
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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