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Pete Brennan News & Bio


Name:Pete Brennan
Hometown:Brooklyn, NY
High School:Saint Augustine
Born:September 23, 1936
Died:June 8, 2012
Height/Weight:6-6, 205
Position:F
Notes:Basketball
Lucas: An Afternoon with a Legend
It’s not entirely true to say that my main reason for writing a book about the 1957 Carolina basketball team was to meet Frank Deford...

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...

The Primary Break: UNC-Pitt Quick Takes
With 20 points, Justin Jackson moved past Pete Brennan and Rusty Clark into 39th place in UNC history with 1,344. Danny Green’s 38th with 1,368...

Lucas: Seniors Ready For Responsibility
Part of Carolina’s senior class has already accomplished something that hasn’t been done by a pair of Tar Heel seniors in nearly 60 years. Marcus...

Lucas: Lotz Played Role On Legendary Team
Danny Lotz, who died Wednesday at the age of 78, loved to joke about his role on the 1957 Carolina national championship team. At 6-foot-7,...

Ranking college basketball's history of 30-0 teams
7. 1956-57 North Carolina Tar Heels. Went 32-0 and won the NCAA title. Maybe the most overlooked dominant team in the history of the sport...

Remembering true champ Pete Brennan
Pete Brennan, member of the 1957 national championship Tar Heels, the 1958 ACC player of the year and a member of the N.C. Sports Hall...

Friends And Family Say Goodbye To Pete Brennan
Friends and family of UNC basketball legend Pete Brennan gathered to celebrate his life Friday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Brennan died of prostate...

Who belongs on UNC’s version of Mount Rushmore?
With the recent passing of football great Mike Voigt and basketball star Pete Brennan, a member of UNC’s undefeated 1957 national championship team, I began...

Recalling Incalculable Joy
For most dedicated Tar Heel fans, thoughts of the 1957 season are never very far from our minds. Easy to recall this week with the...


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