Menu

Roy following in Dean’s footsteps

Saturday, December 09, 2006

For all the praise and testimonials that will be heaped upon Roy Williams tonight when his North Carolina basketball team likely beats High Point for his 500th career victory, there is one sentence that will probably resonate most to him — both personally and professionally. It was uttered by another great Tar Heel coach Friday during a news conference at the building named in his honor. “He was always a great student,” Dean Smith said. Proof of that is in the numbers. (Fayetteville Observer)

Related: ,

Recent Basketball Articles:
Loud And Clear At The Dean E. Smith Center

Tar Heels Off To Miami

Marcus Paige Named 2nd-Team Academic All-America

N.C. State fans burn UNC jersey

Black History Retold: Charlie Scott Becomes UNC’s First African-American Scholarship Hoops Player

Execution eludes UNC against Wolfpack

Turner's Take: Go Out and Do Something

Larry Brown is in familiar territory with SMU and NCAA

Basketball Menu
Basketball News Schedule Roster Recruiting Rankings & Standings Tar Heels in the NBA Jerseys in the Rafters McDonald's All-Americans Final Four Appearances Women's Basketball