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26th Mar 2015

Deceased coach wills $200 to all of his former players to enjoy a night out

Dean Smith sounds like a hell of a good guy

Tony Cuddihy

Late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith left $200 to every one of his former players, to enjoy a dinner out, in his will.

In a letter received by around 180 of his former charges, Coach Smith asked that they “enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith.”

The total amount he would have left to the North Carolina players is estimated at $36,000.

Smith passed away on February 7th at the age of 83 and coached North Carolina from 1961 to 1997.