He set the standard for loyalty and concern for every one of his players, not just the games won or lost.
About Faculty and Staff. Dean Smith ensures all will have seat at table. He gave me a chance but, more importantly, he shared with me his knowledge, which is the greatest gift you can give someone.
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When I came back to Carolina, the driving force was to make him proud and I still think that today. Editors Picks. This list consists of blogs, blog posts, FAQ collections, legal summaries, listservs, microsites, pages and tools which are associated with this profile.
Smith considered himself essentially a teacher. The School of Government publishes essential books, manuals, reports, articles, bulletins, and other print and online content related to state and local government.
Share Share Tweet Mail Print. We love him and we will miss him. He was the greatest there ever was on the court but far, far better off the court with people.
But he began to attract talented players, and in the late 1960s his teams went to the N. As a faculty member, Smith wrote, taught, and consulted extensively in two fields: He was a mentor to so many people; he was my mentor. But he prided himself on being flexible, using an up-tempo offense as well, and his teams pressured opponents with tenacious defense. We lost a man of the highest integrity who did so many things off the court to help make the world a better place to live in.
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