James Thomas Anthony Valvano, nicknamed Jimmy V, was an American college basketball player, coach, and broadcaster. Valvano had a successful coaching career with multiple schools, most notably at North Carolina State University. While the head coach at NC State, his team won the 1983 NCAA Division I men's basketball title against improbable odds. Valvano is most remembered for his ecstatic celebration after winning the national championship game against the heavily-favored Houston Cougars. Valva
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178–226. Accomplishments and honors. Championships. CAC regular season (1992) Awards. CAC Coach of the Year (1992) Bob Valvano (born January 29, 1957) is a former college basketball coach and an American sportscaster based in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jim Valvano, the former North Carolina State basketball coach whose life was a bittersweet mixture of triumph and controversy, died Wednesday morning after a yearlong bout against bone cancer.
But careful viewers will catch a glimpse of storied N.C. State basketball coach Jim Valvano sprinkled among a montage of other iconic sports victories. The moment is courtesy of Kip Kroeger, a ...
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He was a North Carolina State college basketball coach and TV commentator who was born on March 10, 1946. Unfortunately, he passed away on April 28, 1993, due to adenocarcinoma, glandular cancer. To his delight memory, the awards show came up with the Jimmy V Award in his honor, and the Jimmy V Classic basketball event is held early in the season to aid cancer survivors and victims.
Jim Valvano won a national championship as NC State's head basketball coach in 1983, but is perhaps best known for his legacy raising cancer awareness through The V Foundation. He died in 1993 at...
Jim Valvano, the fast-talking, wisecracking New York-bred basketball coach who led North Carolina State to its Cinderella 1983 national championship, died yesterday at Duke University Medical ...
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The inaugural ESPY Awards in 1993, however, were a bit different. That evening, former college basketball coach Jim Valvano, popularly known as Jimmy V, took the stage to give one of the iconic speeches in modern sports history. At the time, Valvano was fighting a losing battle against cancer.
Valvano, the coach at North Carolina State. Smith was already an iconic figure at North Carolina when, in a span of 10 days, Duke hired Krzyzewski and State brought on Valvano. The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano ... The Legends Club (Hardcover) Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry.