UNC Basketball Legend Lennie Rosenbluth Dies at 89

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott The three-time All-ACC talent led the Tar Heels to an undefeated season and the program’s first NCAA title in 1957. North Carolina men’s basketball legend Lennie Rosenbluth died Saturday at 89 years old, the program announced. A three time first-team All-ACC talent, Rosenbluth starred for the Tar Heels from 1954 to ’57. The Bronx native made an immediate impact in his first two years, averaging 25.5 points and 11.7 rebounds per game as a freshman and 26.7 points and 11.5 rebounds per game the following season. After helping UNC improve to 18–5 after a 10–11 finish in ’54, Rosen…

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