Shaver takes over at W&M

Former Tar Heel Tony Shaver ('76) was named the new head coach at William & Mary Friday night.

Shaver has spent the last 17 years at Division III powerhouse Hampden-Sydney, going 358-121, with eight Old Dominion Athletic Conference titles, 12 seasons in which the Tigers won at least 20 games, and 11 NCAA tournament appearances.

A 1976 graduate of North Carolina, Shaver was a guard on the Tar Heel men's basketball team from 1972-75 under head coach Dean Smith. Originally a walk-on, he earned a scholarship his rookie season, when he was awarded the prestigious Butch Bennett Award, presented to the most outstanding freshman.

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