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The Tar Heels -Volume I- is the first of a three volume work by Ron Smith. Ron's exhaustive research of over 30 years has uncovered details about the formation of UNC Basketball and every season beginning in 1911.

Thousands of UNC fans know why they love Tar Heel Basketball. And now they can learn how the program became one of the most successful and respected in college basketball.

Ron's research uncovered interesting details and unique images, many have never been published. This comprehensive book includes rosters, schedules, results and stats for each season. 

You will learn about the beginnings of the UNC Basketball program with interesting stories about key people and events that formed the foundation of this great program.

  • Volume I covers every season from 1911 - 1961. 
  • Volume II will cover the Dean Smith years, 1962-1997 
  • Volume III the Roy Williams years, 1998-Current.

Volume I will be released in the Spring of 2021 with over 450 pages and over 1000 images. This is a coffee table quality, 9.75" x 12" hard cover book.

This is likely the most comprehensive history book ever created for a sports program at any level. All Tar Heel fans will be proud to have a copy!