Tar Heels honor Dean Smith with Four Corners in win over Yellow Jackets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Amid all the tributes to Dean Smith since the coaching legend's death, North Carolina...be something very sincere from our team ... to Coach Dean Smith," Williams said. "So we didn't want anybody sending...

ACC: Red-hot Pittsburgh overwhelms No. 12 North Carolina

...18-7, 8-4) had no answer for Jeter in the program's first game since the death of retired Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith. NORTH CAROLINA STATE 74,NO. 9 LOUISVILLE 65In Louisville, Ky., Anthony "Cat" Barber scored 21 points, hitting...

Dean Smith's 'perfect sidekick' Bill Guthridge dies at 77

...Carolina basketball family has lost a second beloved coach in the past few months with the death of Bill Guthridge, Dean Smith's "perfect sidekick."Guthridge, who was Smith's longtime assistant and later succeeded him as North Carolina's...

Final Four has interesting look again

...national champion since Indiana in 1976.COACHING ROYALTY: Tying UCLA's Wooden puts Krzyzewski one appearance ahead of Dean Smith, who made 11 trips to the Final Four. Coach K is tied with Adolph Rupp for second in titles with four.All the coaches...

Top-ranked Wildcats drub Mountaineers by 39 in Sweet 16

...rebounds in his final game for Xavier. NORTH CAROLINA: Dean Smith is still giving to his Tar Heel players ? even after...the message "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith."The checks were attached to the letters.The Hall...

Tar Heels 'proud' of late-season run

...He lost close friend Ted Seagroves to cancer in December, then lost mentor and retired Tar Heels Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith two months later after years of failing health."Man oh man, are they the kind of kids I like to be around," Williams...

Landers retiring after 36 seasons as Georgia women's coach

...mater. Only seven other men's or women's coaches have won 850 games at one school: Summitt, Jim Boeheim (Syracuse), Mike Krzyzewski (Duke), Geno Auriemma (Connecticut), Dean Smith (North Carolina) and Adolph Rupp (Kentucky).

Heels score on tribute to Smith, rout Jackets

...C. - No. 15 North Carolina opened Saturday's game by scoring on a "Four Corners" play as a tribute to the late Dean Smith, then rolled to an 89-60 win against Georgia Tech.The Tar Heels (19-8, 9-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) had lost...

Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies

...showed throughout his life. His death came just days after the death of another Hall of Fame coach, North Carolina's Dean Smith. "Our hearts are broken but filled with incredible memories," Lois Tarkanian said in a family statement. "You...

Loss of four hall-of-famers in 10 days is difficult to take

...Crenshaw "saddened beyond belief."Dean Smith ? who retired from North Carolina...hands after fouls. And there was Dean Smith directing it all. My adolescent...John Feinstein posted the perfect Dean Smith quote that summed him up: "You...