Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Michigan): Tommy LaGarde
|Hometown:||Rocky Mount, NC|
|High School:||Rocky Mount|
|Born:||February 9, 1956 (63)|
|Notes:||UNC Retired Jersey No. 12; 2x First-Team All-American; 1978 ACC POY; 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist;|
Tommy LaGarde was a blue-collar player for Dean Smith at North Carolina from 1973-77. He played alongside highly acclaimed players such as Phil Ford and...Friday May 24, 2019
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