The final buzzer sounds for Dean Smith

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    http://myfox8.com/2015/02/08/retired-unc-head-coach-dean-smith-dies-at-83/

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Former University of North Carolina head men’s basketball coach Dean Smith died Saturday evening in Chapel Hill. He was 83 years old.

    “Coach Dean Smith passed away peacefully the evening of February 7 at his home in Chapel Hill, and surrounded by his wife and five children,” the Smith family said in a statement. “We are grateful for all the thoughts and prayers, and appreciate the continued respect for our privacy as arrangements are made available to the public. Thank you.”

    Smith was the head coach of the Tar Heels from 1961 to 1997, retiring as the winningest coach in college basketball. He led the Tar Heels to national championships in 1982 and 1993, to 13 ACC Tournament titles, 11 Final Fours, and an NIT championship, and directed the United States Olympic Team to a gold medal at the 1976 Summer Games.


    One of the top five college basketball coaches imo.
     
  2. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    He had Alzheimer's, I believe. Once he retired he dropped off the face of the world.
     
  3. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Damn, I hate hearing that shit...been there, seen it happen to my pops...
     
  4. banksy

    banksy You wrote "I love you" in lipstick on the mirror VIP

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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    It's weird, that young upstart coach at Duke that challenged Smith for state supremacy is 67.
     
  6. Babs

    Babs Well-Known Member

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    North Carolina is flying the tarheel flag at half staff.
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  7. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    he went to the big 4 corners in the sky
     
  8. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    the Final Four In The Sky :grad:
     
  9. Satori Brah

    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    He died doing what he loved the most: living.
     
  10. Gwarn1

    Gwarn1 Worlds poorest sugar daddy VIP

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    What a fag
     
  11. bill

    bill Goofballa from Ding Dong U VIP Gold

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    Gwarn get back to the big top.