Local artist Scott Nurkin stands in front of his mural commemorating Dean Smith located at the corner of Smith Level Road and U.S. 15-501. The mural has since been updated.

Dean Smith’s commemorative mural to be ready by end of the month

Chapel Hill artist and UNC graduate Scott Nurkin is on track to finish a mural commemorating legendary UNC basketball coach Dean Smith’s life and career by the end of this month.

In Memory of Coach Dean Smith, 1931 to 2015

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Dean Smith’s coaching legacy lives on

Coach Dean Smith’s 879 wins, two national championships, 13 ACC tournament championships and 17 ACC regular-season championships will always serve as proof of his impact on the North Carolina men’s basketball program.