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|Hometown:||Rocky Mount, NC|
|High School:||Rocky Mount|
|Born:||February 9, 1956 (64)|
|Notes:||UNC Retired Jersey No. 12; 2x First-Team All-American; 1978 ACC POY; 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist;|
There are two things Chapel Hill is known for: great basketball and good food. When asked by the Pittsboro Rotary to name his top-five in...Sunday September 6, 2020
ACC Network picks UNC Basketball's ultimate Starting Five
Wes Durham, who got first pick and chose the Tar Heels, explained his selections for UNC. "I know there’s no James Worthy, but I’ve got...Friday July 3, 2020
Top five seasons from a UNC point guard this century
If there's one thing UNC basketball isn't short on, historically speaking, it's point guards. Phil Ford. Kenny Smith. Ed Cota. All grace Tar Heel lore,...
Wednesday June 24, 2020
Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 9 - 1976-77
In the interesting list of "What Ifs" in UNC sports history, sitting at the top might be the 1977 national championship game. UNC's 1976-77 team...
Tuesday June 23, 2020
100 in 100: Nash County’s Phil Ford, all-time Tar Heel
Phil Ford was a three-time consensus All-American who won the Wooden Award as the national Player of the Year in 1978. He led UNC to...
Monday June 15, 2020
Phil Ford, the pure point guard
Phil Ford is regarded as arguably the greatest point guard to ever play for UNC. Ford was the ACC Tournament MVP as a freshman in...
Thursday June 11, 2020
Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 19 - 1975-76
A team with four gold-medal winning Olympians has to be pretty good, right? That was the case for the 1975-76 Tar Heels. Dean Smith was...Thursday June 11, 2020
Lucas: Day 3 UNC Point Guard Fan Favorite Voting
Today is the quarterfinal round in the UNC point guard fan favorite bracket. We've reached the point where choices are difficult. You can vote via...
Tuesday May 19, 2020
Lucas: Day 1 UNC Point Guard Fan Favorite Voting
Today tips off the voting in the UNC point guard fan favorite bracket. Today's matchups include some very difficult decisions, and you can vote all...
Thursday May 14, 2020
Antawn Jamison is UNC's overlooked legend when it comes to men's basketball
In the last 50 years of UNC basketball, just four players have won national player of the year awards. Michael Jordan, Phil Ford, and Tyler...
Wednesday April 8, 2020