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...

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...

Landers retiring after 36 seasons as Georgia women's coach

...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).

Michael Jordan calls Dean Smith his 'teacher, second father'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Jordan called North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith the most influential person in his life other than his parents.Smith died Saturday night at 83.In a statement on Twitter released...

Former Coach Dean Smith dies

Dean Smith, the Hall of Fame innovator who won two national championships at North...say on behalf of all our players and coaches, past and present, that Dean Smith was the perfect picture of what a college basketball coach should have...

Former North Carolina coach Dean Smith remembered as 'basketball royalty'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Dean Smith did everything to bring the best out of his North Carolina players...facing what former star guard Phil Ford called "the wrath of Dean."Smith, who led the Tar Heels to two national titles and 11 Final Fours...

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...

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...