UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 11-20
|High School:||South Mecklenburg|
|Born:||September 9, 1954 (63)|
20. Walter Davis (1974-77, SF/SG, Pineville, N.C.) Davis' most famous Tar Heel memory is probably the long banker against Duke to cap the ’74 “8...Thursday June 28, 2018
Dwight Clark, one of Charlotte's greatest pro athletes, has died
Dwight Clark, who starred at Charlotte’s Garinger High before scoring an iconic touchdown immortalized as “The Catch” for the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday of...
Monday June 4, 2018
A Case For The Naismith Hall Of Fame: Walter Davis
Incredibly, Walter Davis didn’t make any All-America teams while at UNC, though he was All-ACC a couple of times. He averaged 15, 7 points per...
Saturday April 28, 2018
UNC-Lipscomb Postgame Notes
UNC improved to 26-10 and advanced to play Texas A&M Sunday in the second round of the West Region. Joel Berry moved passed Michael Jordan...
Friday March 16, 2018
How UNC alum Chris Blue became Chapel Hill's police chief
I try to get out to Franklin Street at least once a week. Often, I am transported back to my time as a UNC undergraduate,...
Wednesday March 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
Q&A: Roy Williams On Dean Smith
In July 2011, Tar Heel Monthly published a special Dean Smith commemorative edition. This interview was conducted exclusively for that issue. Roy Williams: "I still...
Friday February 13, 2015
Some 30 years removed from rookie season, Michael Jordan now plays a different game
As part of UNC tradition, each summer former Tar Heel players return to campus and compete against the current crop of college kids for a...
Tuesday November 4, 2014
March 5, 1977: UNC Defeats Virginia to Win ACC Championship
The Tar Heels showed up with Walter Davis in uniform but the Olympian from Pineville was forced to the bench with an injury to the...
Wednesday March 5, 2014