Sunday, February 8

Dean Smith (February 28, 1931 – February 7, 2015)


Wikiedia - "Dean Edwards Smith (February 28, 1931 – February 7, 2015) was an American head coach of men's college basketball. Originally from Emporia, Kansas, Smith has been called a 'coaching legend' by the Basketball Hall of Fame. Smith is best known for his 36-year coaching tenure at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Smith coached from 1961 to 1997 and retired with 879 victories, which was the NCAA Division I men's basketball record at that time. Smith has the 9th highest winning percentage of any men's college basketball coach (77.6%). During his tenure as head coach, North Carolina won two national championships and appeared in 11 Final Fours."
Wikipedia
SI: Dean Smith, legendary North Carolina basketball coach, dies at 83
Dean Smith Quotes
Photo gallery: Dean Smith and Michael Jordan through the years
ESPN: Dean Smith was a true gentleman (Video)
YouTube: Carolina Basketball - Dean Smith Tribute, Michael Jordan Talks about Carolina Tar Heel Basketball, Dean Smith - Sportscentury

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