In men's college basketball, eighth ranked North Carolina clinched the regular season ACC title with a road win over rival Duke, 76-to-72. The Tar Heels led throughout the game, although the Blue Devils kept it close most of the way.
Induction into a sports Hall of Fame is a reflective moment for any athlete or coach. Nine Tar Heel players or coaches are in the Basketball Hall of Fame, and eight of them either had some connection to Dean Smith or were Dean Smith. And none missed the opportunity to thank him during their acceptance speeches:
Michael Jordan: “Coach Smith… what else can I say about him? He’s legendary in the game of coaching.”