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Name:Matt Doherty
Hometown:East Meadow, NJ
High School:Holy Trinity
Born:February 25, 1962 (57)
Height/Weight:6-8
Position:Forward
Notes:Basketball, 1980 McDonald's All-American
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Remembering when Michael Jordan hit the title-winning shot for UNC in 1982
North Carolina trailed 62-61 in the 1982 NCAA National Championship Game with 32 seconds remaining, and the final shot was only going to one person:...

Slideshow: Greatest moments in the North Carolina-Duke rivalry
1984: Jordan's last home game - This contest was the last home game for Tar Heels Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, and Matt Doherty. Down two...

Manny Diaz overhauls his recruiting staff after Miami Hurricanes’ struggles on trail
Manny Diaz is changing up his recruiting staff. The new Miami Hurricanes coach dismissed director of player personnel Matt Doherty, assistant director of player personnel...

Julius Peppers' UNC Basketball Career
In addition to thriving on the football field, Julius Peppers played two seasons of basketball at North Carolina. At 6-foot-7, Peppers was mostly a reserve...

At All Levels, Former UNC Basketball Star Jawad Williams Brings His Best Game to the Court
Jawad Williams entered UNC under coach Matt Doherty, and later the team was led by coach Roy Williams. During his time there, Williams experienced both...

The 9 longest NCAA tournament appearance streaks of all time
2: North Carolina — 27 (1975-2001): Dean Smith took UNC to 27 NCAA tournaments. 23 of those appearances came in a row. Bill Guthridge continued...

9 NFL players who also excelled on the basketball court
In addition to being an All-American on the gridiron for North Carolina, Julius Peppers walked-on for the two basketball coaches – Bill Guthridge and Matt...

Carolina Insider Podcast: ECU Preview, Matt Doherty, Part 2
Preview Saturday's football game at East Carolina and hear from former Tar Heel basketball head coach and player Matt Doherty in Friday's edition of the...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Matt Doherty, Part 1
Join hosts Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of GoHeels.com on the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast for...

The Moment Roy Williams Turned Down UNC
It was UNC Athletic Director Dick Baddour's task to court and hire Roy Williams. We all know how it ended up in 2000: Williams declined,...


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