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Classic catches up with Walter Davis

Updated: March 2, 2001, 4:29 PM ET
By Phillip Lee | Special to ESPN Classic

Walter Davis played for the University of North Carolina from 1973-1977. A native of North Carolina, Davis got a chance to play with his beloved Tar Heels. He led Carolina to ACC championship in 1975 and 1977. Davis scored 1,863 points, averaging 15.7 points for the Tar Heels. He was one four Tar Heels to play on the gold medal winning U.S. Olympic squad coached by Dean Smith in 1976. Davis' silky smooth playing style earned him nicknames such as "Sweet D" and "The Greyhound."

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