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Eric Montross, UNC big man and broadcaster, dies at 52 after cancer fight

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2023

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Eric Montross, a former North Carolina and NBA big man, has died after a cancer fight, his family said. He was 52. The school released the family’s announcement Monday morning, saying Montross died Sunday surrounded by loved ones at his Chapel Hill home. He had been diagnosed with cancer in March, leading to him stepping away from his duties as a radio analyst for UNC game broadcasts. “To know Eric was to be his friend, and the family knows that the ripples from the generous, thoughtful...

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