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On this Date 1980 - HOF Jim Valvano Makes Debut with Wolfpack

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/29/2019, 5:00am EST

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Jim Valvano made his official debut as head basketball coach at North Carolina State University...

November 29, 1980 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Jim Valvano made his official debut as head basketball coach at North Carolina State University, leading the Wolfpack to an 83-59 victory over UNC-Wilmington. Valvano won 209 games and two ACC championships, along with the 1983 NCAA title, in 10 years at the helm.  He joined the NCSHOF in 1995.

Jim Valvano - NCSHOF

On this Date 1969 - HOF Henry Trevathan and Wilson Fike Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/28/2019, 5:00am EST

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wilson's Fike High School won its third straight...

November 28, 1969 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wilson's Fike High School won its third straight North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A football championship by defeating Winston-Salem Atkins 17-10 at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem. Fike was coached by Henry Trevathan, who was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2012 after a brilliant career coaching at the high school level.

Henry Trevathan - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1981 - HOF Bobby Jones and 76ers Win

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/20/2019, 5:00am EST
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Charlotte native and former UNC basketball star Bobby Jones scored 21 points, hitting eight of 10 shots from the field, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out three assists...
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  • On this Date 1965 - HOF Walt Bellamy and Knicks Win

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/16/2019, 5:00am EST
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Walt Bellamy of the New York Knicks scored 20 points and hauled in 19 rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Detroit Pistons 120-95...
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  • On this Date 1960 - HOF Wray Carlton

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/18/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history...
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  • On this Date 1944 - HOF Steve Vacendak Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/26/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • The standout Duke guard was the Everett Case Award winner as Most Outstanding Player of the 1966 ACC basketball tournament...
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