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Thompson, three teammates attend funeral

Updated: December 12, 2003, 6:04 PM ET
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- David Thompson and three teammates from North Carolina State's 1974 NCAA title team attended Norm Sloan's funeral Friday, remembering a coach who "molded us from boys to men."

Sloan, 77, died Tuesday of pulmonary fibrosis at Duke Hospital in Durham. His funeral was held about a mile from where he rejuvenated the N.C. State basketball program in the early 1970s.

Thompson, Tommy Burleson, Monte Towe and Phil Spence, all members of Sloan's 1974 title team, attended ...

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