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On this Date 2015 - Remembering HOF Dean Smith

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 02/07/18, 5:30AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith died in Chapel Hill.

February 7, 2015 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith died in Chapel Hill at the age of 83 after a lingering illness.  Smith had a career mark as the UNC head coach of 879-254 at 36 years at the helm and guided the Heels to two NCAA national championships. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1981.

Dean Smith - NCSHOF