If not for the coronavirus, this would have been Final Four weekend.
So, for you basketball-starved fans, let me share with you an intrerview I did some 20 years ago with the coach who took his team to the Final Four eleven times during his 36 seasons with the University of North Carolina.
Dean Smith was one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history, including:
.. 22 seasons with at least 25 wins
.. 35 consecutive seasons with a 50% or better record.
.. and two national championships.
Smith was also Michael Jordan’s college coach.
Here now, from 1999, my interview with Dean Smith:
Dean Smith died in 2015, just days before his 84th birthday.