|Birth Day||February 28, 1931|
|Birth Place||Emporia, KS|
|Age||89 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 7, 2015 (age 83)|
Hall of Fame college basketball coach who coached the University of North Carolina from 1961 until 1997.
He played basketball at Topeka High School for four years. He was also quarterback for his high school football team and catcher for his school's baseball team.
He had a 77.6 percent shooting average, the ninth-highest percentage in men's college basketball history.
He was married to Linnea Weblemoe from 1976 until his death and he had five children: Kristen, Scott, Sharon, Sandy and Kelly. His father Alfred coached basketball at Emporia High in Kansas, where he won a state title in 1934.
He won his first National Championship at UNC in 1982 with Michael Jordan.