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University Of North Carolina Tar Heels
The NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS are the athletic teams representing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . The name Tar Heel is a nickname used to refer to individuals from the state of North Carolina , the Tar Heel State. The campus at Chapel Hill is referred to as the University of North Carolina for the purposes of the National Collegiate Athletic Association .The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was chartered in 1789, and in 1795 it became the first state-supported university in the United States. Since the school fostered the oldest collegiate team in the Carolinas, the school took on the nickname "CAROLINA," especially in athletics. The Tar Heels are also referred to as NORTH CAROLINA, UNC, or THE HEELS. The mascot of the Tar Heels is Rameses , a Dorset Ram
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2009 College World Series
The 2009 NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL TOURNAMENT was held from May 29 through June 24, 2009 and is part of the 2009 NCAA Division I baseball season . The 64 NCAA Division I college baseball teams were selected out of an eligible 286 teams on May 25, 2009. Thirty teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conference, and 34 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. The 2009 tournament culminated with 8 teams advancing to the College World Series at historic Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska beginning on June 13
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2011 College World Series
The 2011 NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL TOURNAMENT began on Friday, June 3, 2011 as part of the 2011 NCAA Division I baseball season . The 64 team double elimination tournament concluded with the 2011 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
on June 29, 2011. The 64 NCAA Division I college baseball teams were selected out of an eligible 300 teams. Thirty teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conferences, and 34 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee
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2013 College World Series
The 2013 NCAA
NCAA
DIVISION I BASEBALL TOURNAMENT began on Friday, May 31, 2013 as part of the 2013 NCAA Division I baseball season . The 64 team double elimination tournament concluded with the 2013 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
, which began on June 15 and ended with the final round on June 25. The UCLA Bruins swept the Mississippi State Bulldogs in a best of three series to win the NCAA
NCAA
National Championship, the university's first in baseball and the 109th national title in all sports. The 64 participating college baseball teams were selected from an eligible pool of 298 NCAA Division I programs. Thirty teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their individual conferences. Additionally, 34 non-automatic qualifying teams were awarded at-large berths by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee
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Wayne Ellington
WAYNE ROBERT ELLINGTON JR. (born November 29, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the University of North Carolina from 2006 to 2009. He chose to forgo his final season of college eligibility to declare for the 2009 NBA draft , and was drafted 28th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves . He has previously played for the Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies , Cleveland Cavaliers , Dallas Mavericks , Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets
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2008 College World Series
The 2008 NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL TOURNAMENT was held from May 30 through June 25, 2008 and was part of the 2008 NCAA Division I baseball season . The 64 NCAA Division I college baseball teams were selected out of an eligible 286 teams on May 26, 2008. Thirty teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conference, and 34 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. Thirty-eight of the 64 selected teams participated in the 2007 tournament . The 2008 tournament culminated with 8 teams advancing to the College World Series at historic Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
on June 14. On June 25, 2008, the Fresno State Bulldogs beat the Georgia Bulldogs, 6-1, to win the NCAA Men's Division I Baseball Championship. Fresno State was the lowest seeded team (4th in Regional) to win the National Championship in NCAA History
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1989 College World Series
The 1989 NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL TOURNAMENT was played at the end of the 1989 NCAA Division I baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball . The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series , a double-elimination tournament in its forty third year. Eight regional competitions were held to determine the participants in the final event. Each region was composed of six teams, resulting in 48 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament. The forty-third tournament's champion was Wichita State , coached by Gene Stephenson . The Most Outstanding Player was Greg Brummett of Wichita State
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The Carolina Tar Heels
The CAROLINA TAR HEELS was an American old time string band . It originally consisted of Dock Walsh (July 23, 1901 – May 28, 1967) on banjo and Gwen Foster on harmonica. Later Clarence Ashley (September 29, 1895 – June 2, 1967) joined on guitar and Garley Foster (January 10, 1905 – October 5, 1968) would replace Gwen on harmonica . Despite sharing a surname Gwen and Garley were not related. The Carolina Tar Heels were active in the 1920s, and disbanded in 1932. DISCOGRAPHY * The Carolina Tar Heels (Folk Legacy, 1964) * The Carolina Tar Heels (GHP, 1969) * The Carolina Tar Heels (Bear Family, 1975) * The Original Carolina Tar Heels: Look Who's Coming! (Old Homestead , 1978)REFERENCES * ^ Tom Ashley, Sam Mcgee, Bukka White: Tennessee Traditional Singers edited by Thomas G
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1960 College World Series
The 1960 NCAA UNIVERSITY DIVISION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT was played at the end of the 1960 NCAA University Division baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball . The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series , a double-elimination tournament in its fourteenth year. Eight regional districts sent representatives to the College World Series with preliminary rounds within each district serving to determine each representative. These events would later become known as regionals. Each district had its own format for selecting teams, resulting in 26 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament. The College World Series was held in Omaha, NE from June 10 to June 20. The fourteenth tournament's champion was Minnesota , coached by Dick Siebert
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1966 College World Series
The 1966 NCAA UNIVERSITY DIVISION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT was played at the end of the 1966 NCAA University Division baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball . The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series
College World Series
, a double-elimination tournament in its twentieth year. Eight regional districts sent representatives to the College World Series
College World Series
with preliminary rounds within each district serving to determine each representative. These events would later become known as regionals. Each district had its own format for selecting teams, resulting in 28 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament. The twentieth tournament's champion was Ohio State , coached by Marty Karow . The Most Outstanding Player was Steve Arlin of Ohio State
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1978 College World Series
The 1978 NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL TOURNAMENT was played at the end of the 1978 NCAA Division I baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball . The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series , a double-elimination tournament in its thirty-second year. Eight regional competitions were held to determine the participants in the final event. Seven regions held a four team, double-elimination tournament while one region included six teams, resulting in 34 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament. The thirty-second tournament's champion was Southern California , coached by Rod Dedeaux . The Most Outstanding Player was Rod Boxberger of Southern California
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Danny Green (basketball)
DANIEL RICHARD "DANNY" GREEN, JR. (born June 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a swingman from the University of North Carolina , where he played in more games (145) and had more wins (123) than any Tar Heel before him. Green is also the only player in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) with at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. He won an NCAA championship his senior year and was subsequently drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 46th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft . During the 2013 NBA Finals , Green set an NBA record for most three-point field goals made in a Finals series
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Tyler Hansbrough
ANDREW TYLER HANSBROUGH (born November 3, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Guangzhou Long-Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). The most decorated and honored player in North Carolina Tar Heels history , Hansbrough was the first player in ACC history to not only be named First Team All-ACC four times, but to also be named to a First Team All-American squad in each of his four seasons. He was also named ACC Rookie of the Year in 2006 and ACC Player of the Year in 2008, while sweeping all national player of the year awards that year as well. Following his college career, he was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 13th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft . He played four seasons for the Pacers before joining the Toronto Raptors in 2013. After two seasons with the Raptors, he joined the Charlotte Hornets for the 2015–16 season
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Frank McGuire
FRANK JOSEPH MCGUIRE (November 8, 1913 – October 11, 1994) was an American basketball coach. At the collegiate level, he was head coach for three major programs: St. John\'s , North Carolina , and South Carolina , winning over a hundred games at each. CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 St. John\'s * 3 North Carolina * 4 Philadelphia Warriors * 5 South Carolina * 6 Legacy * 7 Head coaching record * 7.1 College basketball * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links EARLY YEARSBorn in New York City as the youngest of thirteen children in an Irish-American family, to New York police officer , Robert McGuire and his wife, the former Anne Lynch (his father dying when Frank was only two years old). He attended Xavier High School graduating in 1933, McGuire graduated from St. John\'s University in 1936, playing under legendary head coach James "Buck" Freeman . He served in the U.S
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Dean Smith
DEAN EDWARDS SMITH (February 28, 1931 – February 7, 2015) was an American men's college basketball head coach . Called a "coaching legend" by the Basketball
Basketball
Hall of Fame , he coached for 36 years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
. Smith coached from 1961 to 1997 and retired with 879 victories, which was the NCAA Division I men's basketball record at that time. Smith had the 9th highest winning percentage of any men's college basketball coach (77.6%). During his tenure as head coach, North Carolina won two national championships and appeared in 11 Final Fours . Smith played college basketball at the University of Kansas
University of Kansas
, where he won a national championship in 1952 playing for Hall of fame coach Phog Allen
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Bob Knight
ROBERT MONTGOMERY KNIGHT (born October 25, 1940) is a retired American basketball coach . Nicknamed "THE GENERAL", Knight won 902 NCAA Division I men's college basketball games, the most all-time at the time of his retirement and currently second all-time, behind his former player and assistant coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University . Knight is best known as the head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers from 1971 to 2000. He also coached at Texas Tech (2001–2008) and at Army (1965–1971). While at Indiana, Knight led his teams to three NCAA championships , one National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship, and 11 Big Ten Conference championships. His 1975–76 team went undefeated during the regular season and won the 1976 NCAA tournament . The 1976 Indiana squad is the last college basketball team to go undefeated for the entire season. Knight received National Coach of the Year honors four times and Big Ten Coach of the Year honors eight times
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