Jimmy V's Wolfpack earned the nickname "The Cardiac Pack" for their thrilling victories in March 1983. N.C. State entered the tournament by beating Michael Jordan-led North Carolina and Ralph Sampson-led Virginia to capture the ACC championship. As the No. 6 seed, it continued to advance in dramatic fashion en route to a championship game against Houston's Phi Slamma Jamma -- one of the most famous David vs. Goliath matchups in sports history. The Pack won the title on Lorenzo Charles' famous buzzer-beating dunk.
Text: Joseph Lumley
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