1982–83 NC State Wolfpack men's basketball team

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1982–83 North Carolina State Wolfpack men's basketball
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #14
AP #16
1982–83 record 26–10 (8–6 ACC)
Head coach Jim Valvano
Assistant coach Tom Abatemarco
Assistant coach Ray Martin
Assistant coach Ed McLean
Home arena Reynolds Coliseum
Seasons
« 1981–82 1983–84 »

The 1982–83 North Carolina State Wolfpack men's basketball team represented North Carolina State University. The Wolfpack were a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Following a middling season record of 17-10 (8-6 within the ACC), the Wolfpack had to win the ACC Tournament to earn their championship winning slot in the NCAA Tournament.

ACC basketball tournament[edit]

Quarterfinals
North Carolina State 71, Wake Forest 70
Semifinals
North Carolina State 91, North Carolina 84 OT
Championship Game
North Carolina State 81, Virginia 78
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NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • Mideast
    • North Carolina State 69, Pepperdine 67 2OT
    • North Carolina State 71, UNLV 70
    • North Carolina State 75, Utah 56
    • North Carolina State 63, Virginia 62
  • Final Four
    • North Carolina State 67, Georgia 60
    • North Carolina State 54, Houston 52

[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

1983 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Champions

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Year Round Pick Player NBA Club
1983 1 7 Thurl Bailey Utah Jazz
1983 2 25 Sidney Lowe Chicago Bulls
1983 3 51 Dereck Whittenburg Phoenix Suns
1984 2 41 Lorenzo Charles Atlanta Hawks
1984 4 91 Cozell McQueen Milwaukee Bucks

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