July 3, 2000
In a trophy case at the University of North Carolina's Carmichael
Auditorium, a faded poster hangs bearing the autographs and photos
of coaches and players involved in the Tar Heels' 1982 NCAA
Championship team. Kansas University coach Roy Williams is at
bottom right, next to UNC's retiring coach Bill Guthridge. The
legendary UNC coach Dean Smith is in the center. Above Williams, to
the right, is new Tulsa coach Buzz Peterson, then a UNC player.
Former NBA superstar and UNC player Michael Jordan appears at left
in the third row down.
Shortly after being hired as the new basketball coach at Kansas 32 years ago, former KU coach Roy Williams reached out to Chicago Bulls star and North Carolina alum Michael Jordan to help him with a recruiting video for the Jayhawks. Here's the story of how that video came to be. By Matt Tait