1. Paying Tribute to the Legendary Dean Smith

    Dean Smith, who won 879 games and two national titles while leading North Carolina to 11 Final Fours in his 36 seasons in Chapel Hill, passed away Saturday evening at the age of 83...

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  2. Read Dean Smith's Recruitment Letter to Michael Jordan

    Following an at-home recruiting visit with one high school basketball stud Michael Jordan in August 1980, North Carolina coach Dean Smith sent his future star a letter, expressing how much he enjoyed the trip to Wilmington...

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  3. Current and former North Carolina players mourn Dean Smith

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Sunday that Dean Smith has passed away at the age of 83...

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  4. Duke Releases An Incredibly Classy Statement In Response To Dean Smith's Passing

    There's no doubt that Duke and North Carolina have the fiercest college basketball rivalry in the country. But there's also no doubt that underneath it all, the two programs have serious respect for each other...

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  5. A Man Of Substance

    Which of this country's greatest sports legends is clenched-teeth against the Iraq war and the death penalty and is for gay rights? Bill Bradley? Jim Brown? Bill Walton? Try Dean Smith...

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  6. Dean Smith's Recruiting Letter to Jordan

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  7. Lapchick: Dean Smith and Brown V. Board of Education

    This Tuesday marks the 57th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that led to the desegregation of America's schools...

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  8. Statement from Roy Williams on Dean Smith's Passing

    “It's such a great loss for North Carolina – our state, the University, of course the Tar Heel basketball program, but really the entire basketball world...

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  9. MBB: Coach Dean Smith Tribute Video

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  10. UNC's Isaiah Hicks Talks Career Game Against Boston College

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  11. UNC Snaps out of Funk in Second Half of 79-68 Win at Boston College

    After five days of talking about urgency and effort and commitment, and focusing on those things, North Carolina on Saturday found itself tied with one of the worst teams in the ACC – perhaps the worst – at halftime...

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  12. UNC Basketball: Things to Watch vs. Boston College

    This Saturday afternoon, the No. 12 North Carolina Tar Heels will go on the road to take on the Boston College Eagles...

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  13. North Carolina Basketball: UNC's 5 Most Important Games Left

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  14. UNC Basketball: What Tar Heels Must Prove Before Rivalry Game vs. Duke

    A week ago, North Carolina seemed like a team that was primed to challenge Virginia for the ACC lead, as everything seemed to be going right...

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  15. UNC Basketball: The Most Telling Statistics for Tar Heels in 2014-15

    Through 23 regular-season contests, the North Carolina Tar Heels have put up some pretty impressive statistics...

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  16. UNC Basketball: Ranking the Biggest Games Left on Tar Heels' Schedule

    North Carolina has reached the home stretch of the 2014-15 season. Eight games remain, and just two are against an opponent currently ranked in the Top 25 (Duke and Duke!)...

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  17. Wake Forest Asst. Takes Huge Shot at UNC's Academic Scandal on Twitter

    It is fairly common to see recruits call out or take shots at rival schools, but when a coach does it, it's extremely noteworthy...

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  18. UNC Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Back-to-Back ACC Showdowns

    Your schedule is what you make of it. Once it's revealed months before the season, there's no excuse for being unprepared...

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  19. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Keys to a Strong Regular-Season Finish

    With just two months remaining in the regular season , North Carolina still has a lot of work to do. Things have tailed off here recently as the competition has picked up...

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  20. Virginia vs. North Carolina: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    No. 3 Virginia 75, No. 12 North Carolina 64 No. 3 Virginia brushed off the heartbreaking loss to Duke and defeated No. 12 North Carolina in Chapel Hill Monday night...

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  21. UNC Must Move Past Loss to Face Virginia

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — North Carolina hasn't exactly worn out the nets this season, but plenty of shots the Tar Heels missed turned out to be decent plays because the team's been so good on the offensive boards...

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  22. UNC Basketball: What Tar Heels Must Change from Louisville Loss to Beat Virginia

    Where do we go from here? It's the first question that comes to mind after any setback, particularly one that was as devastating and disheartening as what North Carolina went through on Saturday...

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  23. Rank 'Em: Tar Heel Basketball Freshman and Sophomores... the Youth!

    The Heels currently have seven freshman and sophomores on the roster this season. Today I will resume my “Rank 'Em” column and put the youngsters into tiers and rank from top to bottom...

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  24. UNC Basketball: Keys to Beating Louisville in ACC Clash

    With 14 conference opponents and just 18 league games, North Carolina only has four foes it will face twice during the regular season...

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  25. UNC Basketball: Each Tar Heels Starter's Biggest Area of Improvement in 2014-15

    It can often be tricky to lump together an entire unit of a team into categories. At any one time, players are at different points in their careers or having different levels of success in a given season...

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