Carolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence by Adam Lucas

By Adam Lucas

Boasting six nationwide championships and ratings of corridor of repute coaches and avid gamers, Carolina Basketball has come far from the 1st season--when the campus newspaper released a become aware of asking an unknown wrongdoer to come back the team's basketball. those pages are choked with little-known tales from the program's earliest days and new insights into its best-loved moments. the entire greats are right here, from Jack Cobb and the "Blind Bomber" George Glamack to Lennie Rosenbluth, Phil Ford, James useful, Michael Jordan, Antawn Jamison, and Tyler Hansbrough. Lucas unearths the which means of the "Carolina family members" and the origins and evolution of Tar Heel traditions that experience made North Carolina one of many most effective groups in men's university basketball.

These tales are delivered to existence with greater than a hundred seventy five colour and black-and-white photographs; a foreword via corridor of reputation trainer Dean Smith and an afterword by means of fellow corridor of Famer Roy Williams; and an appendix of documents and information. a few 25 sidebars function first-person memories from sought after gamers, together with Rosenbluth, Ford, and Jordan; opposing coaches like Lefty Driesell; and recognized alumni like Peter Gammons and Alexander Julian.

This is the must-have publication for Tar Heel enthusiasts and school basketball enthusiasts everywhere.

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