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Today In History: Michael Jordan’s NCAA Championship Winning Shot

Michael Jordan’s game-winning shot earned Dean Smith his first championship (via chicagonow) On March 29, 1982, the North Carolina Tar Heels took a 63-62 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas after Michael Jordan scored on a jump shot with 15 seconds left in the NCAA championship game. The Tar Heels kept a scoring advantage but could not completely shake the Hoyas off their tail. With...
Via Grandstand University
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

16(0) Sweet Words Of March Madness: 1982 NCAA Final – North Carolina 63, Georgetown 62

Game Changer. In 1982 basketball took on a different vibe for me. I had recently moved to the area and all I heard about was Carolina this and Carolina that. What I didn’t realize was that North Carolina was going to change the way I viewed hoops. The 1982 Championship game boasted legends. Dean Smith […]The post 16(0) Sweet Words Of March Madness: 1982 NCAA Final – North Carolina...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Recruiting Letters Sold For Over $114K (Photos)

Four Michael Jordan memorabilia were sold at an auction Saturday morning. Jordan’s diploma, two recruiting letters and a game-used Dream Team uniform sold for more than $114,000. Three items related to Jordan’s North Carolina career — a diploma and two recruiting letters — sold for more than $50,000 combined, while a game-used Dream Team uniform drew a $32,682 winning bid...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan's mom: Recently discovered recruiting letter isn't real

The infamous recruitment letter sent by Hall of Fame Coach and living legend, Dean Smith, to Michael Jordan is something most MJ fans would love to get their hands on. NBC Chicago reports, in a recent public auction, Goldin Auctions, recently obtained the letter and decided to list it in a future auction calling it “the most important recruiting letter ever written by a head coach...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Very Rare Michael Jordan North Carolina Tar Heels items up for auction

Four pieces of Michael Jordan college memorabilia including his University of North Carolina Diploma, recruiting letters from UNC Head Coach Dean Smith and Assistant Coach Bill Guthridge and an original copy of Jordan’s UNC undergraduate academic record are now open for bidding from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7, 2014 at The Chicago Bulls and UNC Tar Heels legend...
Via The Sports Bank
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan recruiting letters, diploma found in storage locker

Via According to Darren Rovell of, a man in North Carolina bought a storage locker filled with unique documents related to Michael Jordan’s college career. New Jersey-based auction house Goldin Auctions acquired two 1980 North Carolina Tar Heels recruiting letters — one from assistant Bill Guthridge, and another from coach Dean Smith — from a consigner...
Via Sports-Glory
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Smith celebrated at half time

As I had written in the preview concerning the game between #11 Kentucky and #18 North Carolina, the game could be a very good one. I was right, it was. I also wrote that the halftime show would be a great one, as university would honor former head coach Dean Smith receving the Presidential Medal of Freedom. And once again I was right. Fortunately through the power of YouTube we...
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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