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#22 Houston Cougars (23-8)


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vs. Tulsa 
W 76-43
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@ Mem 
L 59-60
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vs. Cin 
W 68-55
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@ UConn 
L 71-77
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vs. Mem 
W 64-57
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AP Was There: NC State stuns Houston 54-52 for '83 title

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. 3 and the following story was sent April 5, 1983.

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By DICK JOYCE

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Leaders
Points: C. Mills13.2
Rebounds: N. Hinton8.7
Assists: D. Jarreau3.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: D. Jarreau79.5%
3P%: C. Mills36.5%
Steals: N. Hinton1.4
Blocks: C. Harris Jr.2.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Duke25-6
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Villanova24-7
9 Creighton24-7
10 Duke25-6
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American Athletic Conference Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
22 Houston 13-5 23-8
Tulsa 13-5 21-10
Cincinnati 13-5 20-10
Wichita State 11-7 23-8
Memphis 10-8 21-10
UConn 10-8 19-12
SMU 9-9 19-11
UCF 7-11 16-14
South Florida 7-11 14-17
Temple 6-12 14-17
East Carolina 5-13 11-20
Tulane 4-14 12-18
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.3 (132)
Rebounds: 14.4 (3)
Assists: 12.9 (191)
FG%: 42.2% (260)
FT%: 73.0% (106)
3P%: 33.7% (158)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 62.1 (13)
Rebounds: 27.1 (72)
Assists: 11.0 (56)
FG%: 38.3% (9)
FT%: 69.0% (94)
3P%: 28.6% (10)
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