Some people leave imprints in the sand. Dean Smith left his imprints in cement.
The North Carolina basketball coach, who died Saturday at 83, won two national championships, led the USA to the gold medal, watched 96 percent of his players graduate from college, went to 11 Final Fours, won 13 ACC Tournaments and 879 total games, and chalked up 20-win seasons for 27 straight years.
He accomplished those things without a shred of scandal.
He did one more major thing — he changed the game of college basketball.