1964–65 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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1964–65 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1964–65 record15–9 (10–4 ACC)
Head coachDean Smith (4th season)
Assistant coachKen Rosemond
CaptainBilly Cunningham
Home arenaWoollen Gymnasium
Seasons

The 1964–65 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1964–65 men's college basketball season.

Roster[edit]

  • Billy Cunningham
  • Bobby Lewis
  • Ray Respess
  • Tom Gauntlett
  • Ian Morrison
  • John Yonkley
  • Bob Bennett
  • Mark Mirken
  • Bill Brown
  • Ray Hassell
  • Pud Hassell
  • Mike Smith
  • Jim Smithwick

[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
December 1
No. 13 Clemson W 77–59 
Woollen Gymnasium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 3*
No. 13 at Georgia L 61–64 
 24  Cunningham   
Athens, GA
December 5
No. 13 at South Carolina W 82–71 
 
Columbia, SC
December 7*
No. 13 vs. No. 11 Kentucky W 82–67 
 
Charlotte, NC
December 10*
Tulane W 111–74 
 48  Cunningham   25  Cunningham  Woollen Gymnasium 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 12*
at Indiana L 81–107 
 
Bloomington, IN
December 14*
vs. No. 3 Vanderbilt W 84–78 
 
Greensboro, NC
December 18*
vs. Mississippi State
Virginia Tech Tournament
W 84–80 
 
Blacksburg, VA
December 19*
vs. Alabama
Virginia Tech Tournament
L 61–66 
 
Blacksburg, VA
December 21*
at Florida L 54–73 
 
Gainesville, FL
January 4
at Maryland L 68–76 
 
College Park, MD
January 6
at Wake Forest L 85–107 
 
Winston-Salem, NC
January 9
at No. 8 Duke
Rivalry
W 65–62 
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 13
NC State L 62–65 
Woollen Gymnasium 
Chapel Hill, NC
January 16
at Virginia W 87–80 
 
Charlottesville, VA
January 30
Maryland L 81–90 
Woollen Gymnasium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 6*
vs. NYU W 100–78 
 
Greensboro, NC
February 9
Wake Forest W 107–91 
Woollen Gymnasium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 17
at NC State W 69–68 
 
Raleigh, NC
February 19
vs. South Carolina
North-South Doubleheader
W 76–63 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 20
vs. Clemson
North-South Doubleheader
W 86–84 
 
Charlotte, NC
February 23
Virginia W 105–101 2OT
Woollen Gymnasium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 27
No. 5 Duke W 71–66 
Woollen Gymnasium 
Charlotte, NC
March 4*
vs. Wake Forest
ACC Tournament
L 76–92 
 
Raleigh, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

[2]

  • December 7 - Bobby Lewis scores 23 and Billy Cunningham adds 22 in the win over Kentucky, Dean Smith's first win over a ranked team.
  • Following the loss to Wake Forest on January 6, the team bus returned home to find Dean Smith hung in effigy.[3]
  • The final home game against Duke was the last game played at Woollen Gymnasium and Billy Cunningham's final home game.

Statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2014-15 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball record book Archived 2015-02-22 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2015-Jun-21.
  2. ^ 2014-15 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball record book Archived 2015-02-22 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2015-Jun-03.
  3. ^ Powell, Adam. "University of North Carolina Basketball." 2005.