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Non-title '73 team finished 27-0

Updated: December 9, 2003, 7:40 PM ET
Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C. -- Norm Sloan, who coached North Carolina State to the 1974 NCAA basketball title and led Florida during some of its best and worst times, died Tuesday at 77.

He died of pulmonary fibrosis at Duke Hospital, daughter Leslie Nicholls said. Sloan was living in Raleigh.

Sloan's 627 victories rank him 26th on the career list of Division I coaches. He went 266-127 at N.C. State over 14 seasons.

"Coach Sloan was an icon of N.C. State basketball," athletic director Lee Fowler ...

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