College basketball player best known for his stint as the coach for the University of North Carolina, where he coached from 2000 to 2003. He was named AP National Coach of the Year in 2001.
He attended Holy Trinity High School in Long Island before becoming a four-year starter on the University of North Carolina basketball team.
Despite his early success with the Tarheels, his relationship with the team's players proved so tumultuous that he resigned in 2003.
He has children named Tucker and Hattie.
He was replaced as the Tarheels head coach by Roy Williams in 2003.