What It Means to Be a Tarheel: Roy Williams and North Carolina's Greatest Players

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Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of North Carolina basketball tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Tar Heels basketball is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Tar Heels fans will relish the intimate stories told by ...
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Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of North Carolina basketball tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Tar Heels basketball is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Tar Heels fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.
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When Roy Williams talks to a player, they listen. For some reason, coaches with 618-114 lifetime records command attention. (At North Carolina, his slate is an awesome 200-48.) What It Means to Be a Tarheel takes readers into the games and team meetings of one of basketball's greatest dynasties.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781600783784
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 10/20/2010
  • Series: What It Means to Be Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Fowler is a national award-winning sports columnist for the Charlotte Observer, and has authored or coauthored four books. He has appeared on both HBO and ESPN to discuss the University of North Carolina sports program. He lives in Denver, North Carolina. Roy Williams is the head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina. He is the former head basketball coach of the University of Kansas, and between the two schools he led the teams to 20 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances with at least one victory in each, setting an all-time NCAA record. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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