AP Was There: Thompson, Wolfpack end UCLA’s long run in ’74

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              FILE - In this March 23, 1974, file photo, North Carolina State's Mark Noeller (40) jumps into the air as they defeat UCLA 80-77 in double overtime in a semifinal game at the NCAA college basketball championships in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/File)
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EDITOR’S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men’s basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 8 and this is how the story was published in the Charleston (S.C.) News and Courier on March 24, 1974.