Dean Smith, who won 879 games during a legendary coaching career at North Carolina and is shown here in a 2008 photo, was born in Emporia and graduated from Topeka High in 1949.
Dean Smith, who won 879 games during a legendary coaching career at North Carolina and is shown here in a 2008 photo, was born in Emporia and graduated from Topeka High in 1949. Kevin C. Cox Getty Images
Dean Smith, who won 879 games during a legendary coaching career at North Carolina and is shown here in a 2008 photo, was born in Emporia and graduated from Topeka High in 1949. Kevin C. Cox Getty Images