The Primary Break: UNC-NC State Quick Takes
|High School:||Central Catholic|
|Born:||February 10, 1955 (63)|
Joel Berry became the 75th Tar Heel to score 1,000 career points. He had 18 in the game, moving past Tommy LaGarde and Bob Paxton...Wednesday February 15, 2017
1976 USA Basketball Team Included Four UNC Players, Was Coached by Dean Smith
Deab Smith’s assistants for the 1976 USA Basketball Team were Bill Guthridge, who later went on to replace Smith at UNC and John Thompson. Smith...Sunday July 10, 2016
A look back at 1976 UNC basketball
Dean Smith was the U.S. Olympic basketball coach and four of his players - Walter Davis, Phil Ford, Tommy LaGarde, and Mitch Kupchak - made...
Tuesday June 16, 2015
Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...
Thursday March 14, 2013
DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...
Sunday August 19, 2012
Video: Tommy LaGarde, the original "Maverick"
Former North Carolina Tar Heel and Dallas Maverick Tommy LaGarde disputes the claim that John McCain and Sarah Palin are the original mavericks in this...
Tuesday July 31, 2012
Phil Ford: We've Overcome Injuries Before
I hold out hope because of what happened to us in 1977. When Tommy LaGarde injured his knee late in the season, we were playing...
Tuesday March 20, 2012
Tommy LaGarde blocks out Marquette memories
Tommy LaGarde holds a place in UNC basketball lore because of a game in which he didn’t play. That came in 1977 against Marquette in...Thursday March 24, 2011
Catching up with Tommy LaGarde
These days, 53-year-old Tommy LaGarde prefers the quieter lifestyle. LaGarde, who made second-team All-America at North Carolina in 1977 and played six years in the...
Saturday January 26, 2008