Pete Brennan's shot in '57 Final Four will live on for ages
|High School:||Saint Augustine|
|Born:||September 23, 1936|
|Died:||June 8, 2012|
|Notes:||1957-58 ACC Basketball Player of the Year|
There’s a case to be argued that Pete Brennan made the most important shot in ACC basketball history. The former UNC star died from cancer...Friday June 8, 2012
Lucas: Brennan's Shot Changed History
Pete Brennan always maintained he was all alone when he hoisted the jumper that preserved Carolina's storybook undefeated 1957 championship season. The best shooters, of...Friday June 8, 2012
Pete Brennan, Tar Heel Legend, Dies At 75
Tar Heel basketball legend Pete Brennan, the 1958 ACC Player of the Year and a pivotal member of the 1957 NCAA championship, passed away on...
Friday June 8, 2012
Pete Brennan: Shot of His Life
Today, the shot of his life for Pete Brennan is what he calls a “miracle drug” named Lupron, which he is taking to slow down...
Wednesday May 30, 2012
North Carolina immortalizes Brennan
Pete Brennan has received honors before, but he figured at this point of his life the recognition he received for being an outstanding collegiate basketball...
Monday May 21, 2007
All in the (UNC) family
This has been a remarkable year for Pete Brennan, the 1958 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball player of the year. On Thursday, Brennan received an...
Sunday May 20, 2007
Somewhere, next coach is developing
"Good coaches somehow know a way to find other good coaches," Pete Brennan said. "Frank McGuire found Dean Smith, and then Dean found Bill Guthridge...Friday May 18, 2007
Lucas: Basketball Mailbag Extra
The most free throws ever attempted by a Tar Heel in a season is Lennie Rosenbluth's mark of 376 set during the 1957 season. That's...
Thursday March 8, 2007
Inspired Tar Heels trample Deacons
A quarter-century from now, Tyler Hansbrough hopes he will be invited to return to the Smith Center to celebrate the anniversary of his national championship...
Sunday February 11, 2007
Lucas: Cunningham Loved Being A Tar Heel
Bobby Cunningham, who passed away Tuesday morning, was that quintessential Carolina player: the glue guy. Lennie Rosenbluth was the star of the '57 team. Pete...
Wednesday June 14, 2006