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

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

  • 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

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Awards and honors

1983 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Champions

Team players drafted into the NBA

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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