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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jim Valvano
Rick Pitino knows how lasting one more win would be.
It doesn't matter what the final vote totals say, there will be more than one greatest moment and one greatest team. There will even be more than the 15 greatest players.
Morgan Wootten has received many awards in recognition of his long and successful coaching career at DeMatha High School.
Christian Laettner's incredible shot. Jim Valvano's joyous dash. Everybody has a favorite NCAA tournament memory.
Lorenzo Charles was remembered Saturday for more than a last-second dunk that remains one of the NCAA tournament's signature moments.
He never quite believed it himself.
Lorenzo Charles provided the NCAA tournament with one of its enduring moments. The video of his basket in the 1983 championship game is replayed every March.
It's one of the most lasting images from the NCAA basketball tournament.
Lorenzo Charles, the hero from North Carolina State's stunning national championship game win in 1983, was killed Monday when an empty bus he was driving for Elite Coach crashed along Interstate 40 in Raleigh.
Lorenzo Charles, the muscular forward whose last-second dunk gave underdog North Carolina State a stunning win in the 1983 national college championship game, was killed Monday when a bus he was driving crashed along a highway, a company official said.
Connecticut was supposed to be too young, Kentucky too immature, Butler too old news and Virginia Commonwealth too far off the radar.
Josh Pastner was first up on a media conference call for the Jimmy V Classic. He was humbled to be the first of the four coaches to speak.
Hollis Thompson scored 18 points, Chris Wright added 17 and No. 20 Georgetown used a 15-0 second half run to power past North Carolina State 82-67 and win the Charleston Classic on Sunday night.
"Don't give up. Don't ever give up," he said that night _ he had cast over a dozen youngsters for a few months in 1983.
A moment later, a composed Valvano would point to the blackboard and add, "And if all five of you don't get back down the floor and play defense every time, they're going to break that dream into little, bitty pieces."