UNC basketball star Eric Montross dies at age 52.

Montross battled cancer since March.

Family announces his passing on Sunday.

Grateful for overwhelming support during his battle.

Montross died surrounded by loved ones at Chapel Hill home.

Played for UNC from 1990 to 1994, winning the 1993 national championship.

First-team All-ACC and two-time AP second-team All-American.

Selected ninth in the 1994 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics.

Played for multiple NBA teams during his eight-year career.

Worked as UNC radio analyst for 18 seasons post-retirement.

Served as senior major gifts director for the Rams Club.

Known for charitable efforts, including a father-child basketball camp supporting UNC Children's Hospital.