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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.

Men's basketball: 7 picks for who could replace John Beilein as Michigan's new head coach

John Beilein took a once-proud program that had been mired in mediocrity and elevated it to elite status. The Wolverines went to nine NCAA tournaments in his 12 seasons and won consecutive Big Ten tournament titles in 2017 and 2018. This is a coveted job. Andy Katz picks his choices for a replacement.
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Proposal would extend 3-point line in men’s basketball

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee on Friday proposed moving the 3-point line to the international basketball distance of 22 feet, 1¾ inches.
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Coaches react to the NCAA men's college basketball 3-point line proposed change

Andy Katz polled a number of coaches on how the proposed changes to the 3-point line in men's college basketball could impact the game. Here are their responses.
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