Video: Tar Heel Legend Tommy Kearns Gives Back with Leadership Gift to Carolina Basketball
|High School:||Saint Ann's Academy|
|Born:||October 6, 1936 (82)|
Sixty-one years after Tommy Kearns was the starting point guard on UNC's 1957 basketball team, the first Tar Heel team to win an NCAA championship,...Tuesday February 12, 2019
Lucas: Making His Point
Sixty-one years after Tommy Kearns was the starting point guard on the 1957 UNC team, the first Tar Heel team to win an NCAA championship,...Monday February 11, 2019
UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 41-50
50. Brendan Haywood (1997-2001, C, 7-0, Greensboro, N.C.) With apologies to John Henson’s shot-blocking brilliance in 2011 and 2012, Haywood’s senior season (2001) is still...
Monday June 25, 2018
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...
Thursday September 24, 2015
Lennie Rosenbluth & Pete Brennan: Kansas and Wilt Go Down!
We really thought coach McGuire was joking when he mentioned Tommy Kearns jumping against Wilt Chamberlain at breakfast that morning. But when (assistant coach) Buck...
Wednesday March 28, 2012
Plenty of star power in UNC's traveling party
Among those in UNC’s traveling party, which toured the USS Carl Vinson on Wednesday evening, were a bevy of former Tar Heel starters and standouts,...
Thursday November 10, 2011
Lucas: Newark Notebook
The Tar Heels had an abbreviated open practice Thursday afternoon at the Prudential Center before traveling to Seton Hall for their "real" practice. Taking some...
Friday March 25, 2011
Triangle trio can relate to Patriots' journey
Somewhere on the Chapel Hill campus all those years ago, who knows, Tommy Kearns may even have spotted a small boy at play, a toddler...Saturday December 29, 2007
Nostalgia: The halftime ceremony was day's highlight
No basketball player remains forever young, but North Carolina players saw yesterday how youthful exploits can live forever. The 1957 national champions and 1982 national...
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