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Author Chansky, Art, author.

Title Game changers : Dean Smith, Charlie Scott, and the era that transformed a Southern college town / Art Chansky.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  796.323 C36G    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 198 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Among many legendary episodes from the life and career of men's basketball coach Dean Smith, few loom as large as his recruitment of Charlie Scott, the first African American scholarship athlete at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Drawn together by college basketball in a time of momentous change, Smith and Scott helped transform a university, a community, and the racial landscape of sports in the South"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- Basketball -- History.
North Carolina Tar Heels (Basketball team) -- History.
Smith, Dean, 1931-2015.
Scott, Charlie, 1948-
Basketball coaches -- North Carolina -- Chapel Hill.
Basketball -- North Carolina -- Chapel Hill -- History.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- North Carolina -- Chapel Hill -- History -- 20th century.
Racism in sports -- North Carolina -- Chapel Hill -- History.
ISBN 9781469630380 hardcover alkaline paper
1469630389 hardcover alkaline paper
9781469630397 electronic book
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