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His 19-year career as a head basketball coach began at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore for a season then was an assistant at Connecticut for two years. 647) and his career record as a head coach was 346–210 (.

James Thomas Anthony "Jim" Valvano (March 10 1946 – April 28 1993) nicknamed Jimmy V was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster. Valvano is not only remembered for running up and down the court after winning the 1983 NCAA championship seemingly in disbelief and looking for someone to hug but also for his inspirational 1993 ESPY Awards speech given just eight weeks before he died of cancer.