Thank you for visiting Phil Ford Basketball! Phil played four years of basketball at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After his sophomore season, Phil started for the U.S. Olympic team that won the gold medal in 1976. While a senior, he averaged 20.8 points a game during the 1977-78 season. In 1978, he finished his career at Carolina as the number one all time leading scorer in Tarheel history with 2,290 points. Ford was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in May 1991.