It turns out that many of these former players have fascinating stories to tell.
* Who had a significant role in a movie that starred Sean Connery?
* Who spent a night in a Mexican prison on false charges?
* Who became the commissioner of "Roller Basketball"?
* Who overcame alcoholism to become a pastor?
Those are just a few of the 35 ex-Heels profiled. There's also an NBA GM, a conference commissioner, a gubernatorial candidate, a principal, even the CEO of the second largest bank in the world -- and many more.
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Charlotte-area Tar Heel fans, note that Fowler will be joined by Al Wood, Bobby Jones, Brian Reese, Lee Dedmon and Dave Chadwick for a book-signing this Thursday evening at the Taylor, Richards and Conger clothing store in Phillips Place.
Inside Carolina is giving away a free copy of the book to its readers. Can you identify the winning number? We'll give you two hints (listed below) If you think you know the number, email your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org. At 5 p.m., we'll randomly select a winner from the correct entries and send the winner a copy of the new book!
You get two hints ... It's the number of games Steve Previs missed in his UNC career. It's also the total number of points Richard Vinroot scored for the Tar Heel varsity team.
5 p.m. Update -- We received a flood of entries for this contest, of which nearly a hundred readers submitted the correct answer (which was "1"). We randomly selected a winner from this entries. Congratulations to Brian W. of Lynchburg, Va.!!