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NCAAM – Special – Al McGuire Previews 1985 Finals – Houston University VS NC State University


NBC’s Al McGuire previews the 1985 NCAA Men’s Basketball Finals between the high flying Phi Slamma Jamma of the Houston Cougars vs the North Carolina State Wolfpack….. in interviews with Houston Coach Guy V. Lewis and NC St Coach Jim Valvano…..followed by McGuire’s 1983 all freshman team with Kenny “Sky” Walker (Kentucky), Tim Kempton (Notre Dame), Efrem Winters (Illinois), Andre Turner (Memphis State) and Wayman Tisdale (Oklahoma)…..then Al provides an insightful look at what top coaches like DePaul’s Ray Meyer, Louisville’s Denny Crum, UNC’s Dean Smith, Indiana’s Bobby Knight, Creighton’s Willis Reed, Notre Dame’s Digger Phelps, Georgetown’s John Thompson and Kentucky’s Joe B. Hall…..as NBC’s  Al McGuire is always worth the watch especially when he reminisces about his two runs at the National Championship.


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