The ACC's all-time leading scorer with 2,872 points (12th in NCAA history).Only player in league history to earn First Team All-America and First Team All-ACC honors four times.The questionable trips with Kupec apparently came after Tyler graduated, when Tami Hansbrough was hired as a major gifts officer reporting to vice chancellor of student affairs Winston Crisp.Kupec wanted to hire Tami Hansbrough as a fundraiser in 2010, but Thorp told The News & Observer that he knew of their romantic relationship, and that it would have broken the school's nepotism policy. Kupec, who said he had raised billion for the school, made 9,800 annually.
Tyler Hansbrough was a true super-star at The University of North Carolina from 2005 to 2009.
Tami Hansbrough, the mother of former North Carolina basketball All-America Tyler Hansbrough, resigned her position as a school fundraiser Wednesday as the school continued to study trips she took with Matt Kupec, UNC's vice chancellor for university advancement.
Kupec, a former Tar Heels quarterback, resigned Sunday night after an internal review showed he had charged personal trips with Hansbrough to the university.
Tyler Hansbrough was a senior at the time and helped the Tar Heels win the national championship later that season.
Thorp told The News & Observer that an audit of Tami Hansbrough's travel while she worked in the dentistry school found she had been traveling to cities in which Tyler was playing.