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.
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.