Tales from the North Carolina Tar Heels Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest UNC Basketball Stories Ever Told

Tales from the North Carolina Tar Heels Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest UNC Basketball Stories Ever Told

by Ken Rappoport

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Overview

Take a decade-by-decade trip through a century of UNC history. Read about Dean Smith, Roy Williams, Cameron Indoor Arena, and the greatest players to take the floor for UNC—Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Phil Ford, and many more.

“Told in anecdotes, stories, and features, this book is a tribute to the phenomenon that is North Carolina basketball. It will be of interest to not only North Carolina fans, but also anyone who loves college basketball or is a sports enthusiast. Tar Heel basketball is unique, but it is also representative of an American passion. In Carolina, it has been described as a religion.”—Ken Rappoport

Meet a coach nicknamed “Bloody Neck,” a player called “The Blind Bomber,” and a team known as the “White Phantoms.” Tales from the North Carolina Tar Heels Locker Room captures the anecdotes and memories that have defined this team from the early twentieth century up through their incredible success in the 2000s and beyond. A must-have for any Tar Heels fan!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683581307
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Series: Tales from the Team Series
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 209,286
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ken Rappoport has authored over thirty-five books and has written for the Associated Press, the Doylestown Intelligence, and numerous other publications.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Media Citations xi

Chapter 1 The Teens 1

Chapter 2 The Twenties 9

Chapter 3 The Thirties 17

Chapter 4 The Forties 25

Chapter 5 The Fifties 37

Chapter 6 The Sixties 57

Chapter 7 The Seventies 75

Chapter 8 The Eighties 97

Chapter 9 The Nineties 129

Chapter 10 The 2000s 153

Chapter 11 The 2010s 181

Chapter 12 Number 800 and a Third Title 193

About the Author 203

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