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by Mark Simpson-Vos, 2006

Part i: Overview; Part ii: The Southern Conference; Part iii: Atlantic Coast Conference; Part iv: Basketball and Civil Rights; Part v: NCAA Champions; Part vi: References

Part vi: References

Smith Barrier, On Tobacco Road: Basketball in North Carolina (1983).

Tim Brayboy and Bruce Barton, Playing before an Overflow Crowd: The Story of Indian Basketball in Robeson, North Carolina, and Adjoining Counties (2002).

Pamela Grundy, Learning to Win: Sports, Education, and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina (2001).

Joe Menzer, Four Corners: How UNC, N.C. State, Duke, and Wake Forest Made North Carolina the Center of the Basketball Universe (2004).

Ron Morris, ACC Basketball: An Illustrated History (1988).

Jim L. Sumner, A History of Sports in North Carolina (1990).