Former North Carolina star Sam Perkins becomes sixth Tar Heel elected into College Basketball Hall of Fame

Former NCAA Champion and North Carolina forward Sam Perkins will be elected into the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

A member of the 1982 national championship team, Perkins was a three-time All-American forward. When he finished his time at North Carolina, the 6-foot-9, 235-pound Perkins ranked as the all-time leader in rebounds (1,167).

Perkins averaged 15.9 points and 8.6 rebounds on 57 percent shooting.

He went on to be drafted No. 4 overall in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks.

Perkins played 17 seasons in the NBA, with Dallas, the Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle SuperSonics and Indiana Pacers.

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