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Image 5 of 1985 NCAA Championship, March 30-April 1, 1985

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1985NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP ml g NCAA Championship Coaches Captured That Magic Moment by Earl Cox Only a select number of coaches have been able to capture the coveted NCAA national championship. We'll look at some of these winners and how the championship changed their lives. 12 Adolph Rupp: The Baron's Dream Comes True by Dave Kindred The Baron built his basketball dynasty right here in Lexington and his memory still lives today. This Final Four weekend is a tribute to his accomplishments. J g Final Fours Have Rich Kentucky History by Peter King The state of Kentucky has been blessed with several chances to host the Final Four. We take a look at those past tournaments and the memories they left behind. Shown in the cover illustration by Ted Watts of Oswego. Kansas are NCAA Tournament Championship Coaches of the recent past: 1) John Thompson, Georgetown (1984): 2) Bob Knight, Indiana (1976. 81); 3) Denny Crum. Louisville (1980); 4) Dean Smith, North Carolina (1982); 5) Joe B. Hall. Kentucky (1978); 6) Jud Heathcote, Michigan State (1979); 7) Al McGuire, Marquette (1977); 8) John Wooden, UCLA (1964, 65, 67, 68, 69, 70. 71, 72. 73. 75); 9) Adolph Rupp. Kentucky (1948-49-51-58); 10) Jim Valvano. North Carolina State (1983). And There's More . . . The NCAA...................4 Division I Basketball Committee ... 7 NCAA-CBS TV Network........10 NCAA-CBS Radio Network......20 Georgetown's Run To The Title . . .29 Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio: Hotbed of College Hoops.....36 The Final Four Stats Crew......42 NCAA Honor Roll.............45 The Final Four Teams..........49 Final Four Preview............54 NCAA Trivia Quiz............56 '85 Tournament Bracket........64 Rosters.................72, 76 Scorecards..................74 All-Tournament Teams.........86 '85 Women's Championship Bracket ..................96 Vic Bubas: The Man Who Runs The Party................100 Next Stop: Dallas In '86.......102 The Influence of Bluegrass Basketball ...............106 Choosing The Final Four Locale ..................114 NCAA Flashbacks...........118 Memorable Events...........122 Joe Forte: Life With A Whistle .127 Tournament Records.........132 The 47th Official NCAA Division I Basketball Championship program is published by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. P.O. Box 1906. Mission. Kansas 66201. This publication is a product of Host Communications, Inc.. 120 Kentucky Ave.. Lexington. Kentucky 40502. Publishers: David E. Cawood, NCAA Assistant Executive Director and W. James Host, President, Host Communications. Inc. Extra copies of this magazine may be ordered from Host Communications, Inc. Send $6.00 to: P.O. Box 1985A. Lexington. KY 40594. Advertising information may be obtained by contacting Dan Leal. Sales Manager. Host Communications. Inc.. Sports Division. NCAA ® Editors Alfred B. White, NCAA Assistant Director of Communications; Dwight Johnson, Director of Sports Services, Host Communications. Inc.. Lexington. KY Printing Gateway Press, Louisville, Kentucky Art Credit Ted Watts. Oswego, Kansas