On This Date 4/4/1983
NC State stuns Houston to win the NCAA Tournament 54-52 in Albuquerque. The Wolfpack were in control most of the game, but the talent of Houston took over in the second half. With the game tied, NC State had a chance for a final shot. Dereck Whittenburg launched a long shot near center court. Lorenzo Charles caught the ball and dunked home the ball as time expired to win the game.