Jim Valvano

33 years later, NC State championship team meets president


North Carolina State University's victorious 1983 men's basketball team finally got its day at the White House on Monday. Older but no less happy, team members debated with President Barack Obama whether the famous, game-winning dunk came after a shot or pass. [more]

VIDEO: Dan Patrick recalls memories of former NC State Jim Valvano

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Dan Patrick recalls some emotional memories of his time with NC State coach Jim Valvano as the NCAA tournament gets underway. Valvano led the Wolfpack to a national championship over a heavily favored Houston team in 1983. He passed away of cancer ten years later in 1993. Since his death, his words in a moving [more]

Jim Valvano headlines first NC State HOF class

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It could not have gone any other way. If North Carolina State was going to open up a Hall of Fame, Jim Valvano had to be in the inaugural class. Anything else would have been an outrage. Valvano is, indeed, headlining the group going into the newly-minted N.C. State Athletics Hall of Fame on October [more]