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There is no bigger brand in college basketball than the North Carolina Tar Heels, and there is no one that knows the Carolina Family better than a member of their own. Shammond Williams was a star for the Tar Heels. He played for Dean Smith for three years. He played in the NBA for nine years. He's coached in the Division I ranks. He knows all the former players and coaches. He knows all the current players. He knows the program as well as anyone, and he has partnered with the Field Of 68 Media Network to bring you the kind of conversations, insight and analysis that only family members have.

The Carolina Conversation, with Shammond Williams Shammond Williams

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    • 4.9 • 97 Ratings

There is no bigger brand in college basketball than the North Carolina Tar Heels, and there is no one that knows the Carolina Family better than a member of their own. Shammond Williams was a star for the Tar Heels. He played for Dean Smith for three years. He played in the NBA for nine years. He's coached in the Division I ranks. He knows all the former players and coaches. He knows all the current players. He knows the program as well as anyone, and he has partnered with the Field Of 68 Media Network to bring you the kind of conversations, insight and analysis that only family members have.

    Steve Bucknall Joins the Show to Share his Story on Becoming UNC’s First English Basketball Player

    Steve Bucknall Joins the Show to Share his Story on Becoming UNC’s First English Basketball Player

    Shammond is joined by UNC alumni Steve Bucknall from across the bond to talk about his basketball journey all the way from England to Chapel Hill including how he first heard about UNC, playing high school ball in Massachusetts, and then heading down south to play as a Tar Heel for Roy Williams.
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    • 46 min
    John Henson On How the Adversity He Faced at UNC Turned Him Into an NBA Lottery Pick

    John Henson On How the Adversity He Faced at UNC Turned Him Into an NBA Lottery Pick

    Shammond is joined by two-time ACC defensive player of the year John Henson to talk about the legendary UNC pick-up games as well as going from playing in the NIT to winning the ACC and becoming the number one team in the country by his junior season.
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    • 39 min
    Kennedy Meeks Joins the Show to Talk About His Illustrious UNC Career and 2017 Redemption Tour

    Kennedy Meeks Joins the Show to Talk About His Illustrious UNC Career and 2017 Redemption Tour

    Shammond is joined by 2017 National Champion Kennedy Meeks to talk about choosing North Carolina out of high school as a McDonald’s All-American and his experiences in UNC’s redemption tour, going from losing to Villanova in 2016 to winning it all the very next year.
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    • 55 min
    2005 National Champion Jesse Holley On His Two-Sport Journey at UNC

    2005 National Champion Jesse Holley On His Two-Sport Journey at UNC

    Shammond is joined by 2005 national champion and former NFL wide receiver Jessie Holley to talk about his experiences playing football and basketball at UNC.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Octavus Barnes Joins the Show to Talk About Playing Football and Basketball at UNC

    Octavus Barnes Joins the Show to Talk About Playing Football and Basketball at UNC

    Shammond is joined by former star UNC wide receiver and basketball player, Octavus Barnes, to talk about his time at UNC and being a multi-sport athlete.
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    • 49 min
    1993 National Champion Point Guard, Derrick Phelps, Joins the Show to Talk Winning at UNC and More!

    1993 National Champion Point Guard, Derrick Phelps, Joins the Show to Talk Winning at UNC and More!

    Shammond is joined by former UNC point guard, Derrick Phelps, to talk his time at UNC and life after hoops.
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    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

HeelStrong ,

Real Life Carolina Basketball History

The true stories from the folks who were there….excellent!!!!

Hub_Heel ,

Awesome locker room history

As an UNC grad. I enjoy all the backstories. Thank you for this podcast. One small request. Don't hide the bad times. You and Jawad and Ray avoided the Doherty as coach discussion!

Heels808 ,

Cow Bell

I love the view from behind the curtain. My only complaint, not enough cow bell. Keep on keeping it real. Much love from Hawai’i!!!

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