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NCAA.com | October 22, 2014

#MMVault Watch Party tips off with 1983 NC State-Houston classic

Lorenzo Charles is etched in March Madness lore, and NCAA.com is reliving that magical moment with the inaugural #MMVault Watch Party at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday.

Fans can watch the entire 1983 national championship game between NC State and Houston on NCAA.com and follow @marchmadness for pertinent tweets related to the game action.

The Wolfpack won the West Regional, knocking off Pepperdine, UNLV, Utah and Virginia en route to the Final Four. NC State defeated Georgia for its berth in the title game.

The Cougars were the Midwest Regional champions and defeated Maryland, Memphis State and Villanova to advance to the Final Four. Houston knocked off Louisville to advance to the championship game.

Settle in with NCAA.com to watch the exciting climax to the 1982-83 season as Dereck Whittenburg launches an air ball in the waning second -- only to have Charles turn the tables on Phi Slama Jama.

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