Bill Guthridge

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Bill Guthridge
Bill Gutheridge in January 2013.jpg
Guthridge in 2013
Biographical details
Born(1937-07-27)July 27, 1937
Parsons, Kansas
DiedMay 12, 2015(2015-05-12) (aged 77)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Playing career
Position(s)Guard
Head coaching record
Overall80–28
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
ACC Conference Tournament Championship (1998)
Awards
Naismith College Coach of the Year (1998)

William Wallace "Bill" Guthridge (July 27, 1937 – May 12, 2015) was an American college basketball coach. Guthridge is known for serving for 30 years as Dean Smith's assistant at the University of North Carolina. Following Dean Smith's retirement in 1997, Guthridge served as head coach of the Tar Heels for three seasons.

Guthridge died at his home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on May 12, 2015 after a long-illness, aged 77.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. AP Newswire (2015-05-13). "Former UNC coach, assistant Bill Guthridge dies at 77". charlotteobserver.com. Retrieved 2015-05-13.

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