Tuesday , Dec , 09 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Norm Sloan, former Wolfpack basketball coach, dead at 77

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) – Norm Sloan, who coached the North Carolina
State Wolfpack to the NCAA men’s basketball title in 1974, died Tuesday
morning at Duke Hospital.

Sloan, who was 77, took over the Wolfpack for the 1966-67 season and struggled
to a record of 7-19 overall and 2-12 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.
Sloan, however, soon turned the program into a winner, culminated in a
championship in 1974.

His final season with the Wolfpack was in 1980 when he finished 20-8. He left
State after that season to become the head coach at Florida.

In 14 seasons at NC State, Sloan had a record of 266-127. Sloan is also one
of only six men to win three ACC championships.