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Compilation: Dean Smith Retirement Memories

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Fifteen years ago today, Dean Smith announced his retirement and shocked the Carolina fan base. He had just piloted the 1996-97 squad from 0-3 in the ACC to a Final Four berth. Antawn Jamison, Vince Carter, Ademola Okulaja, Shammond Williams and Ed Cota were all scheduled to return for what promised to be a loaded 1997-98 club. And then, suddenly...Coach Smith retired. (Tar Heel Monthly)

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