Division regular season champion Dereck Whittenburg (born October 2, 1960) is a former collegiate basketball player who played for North Carolina State University, where he was a member of the 1982–83 team that won the NCAA national championship.He is currently employed by the athletic department at his alma mater, with his official title being Associate Athletic Director for Community Relations and Student Support. Then the Wolfpack beat the University of Houston with Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler in the 1983 NCAA Championship game. He was also the executive producer of the network’s acclaimed 30 for 30 documentary, “Survive and Advance,” the only two-hour production in the series. Wiki Bio of Dereck Whittenburg net worth is updated in 2020. Jacqueline is a member of Tri-Beta National Biological Honor Society and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Whittenburg’s overall record during his six years at Fordham remains 69-112. Holliday: Has UNC truly learned the lesson of the Florida State game? Charles died in July 2011 and is buried 10 feet away from his former coach Valvano. Dereck Whittenburg, who achieved national prominence as captain and star guard on NC State’s 1983 national championship team, returned to his alma mater in the fall of 2013 as Senior Assistant to the Head Coach/Director of Player Development. He is currently employed by the athletic department at his alma mater, with his official title being Associate Athletic Director for Community Relations and Student Support. Dereck Whittenburg body measurments, height, weight and age details. They beat legendary Coach Dean Smith with Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins on the University of North Carolina team. Whittenburg’s overall record during his six years at Fordham remains 69-112. 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Besides assisting Whittenburg with the Fordham Athletic website in the past, Hock is an eight-time Emmy Award winning producer, director, writer and editor. He and his wife Jackie moved to White Plains about a year ago. He scored 14 points and assisted on the game winning dunk that gave NC State its second national title, a 54-52 win over Houston’s vaunted Phi Slamma Jamma squad. Dereck Whittenburg first and foremost is a friend. In fact, Whittenburg’s 18 wins in 2006-07, is the first and only winning season that Fordham Men’s basketball has recorded (18-12), since their 1991-’92 season (18-13), under former Head Coach Nick Macarchuk. He was paired with Sidney Lowe as a backcourt combination and together the pair helped lead DeMatha to a national championship his junior year. The documentary premiered on Sunday, March 17, to rave reviews after ESPN’s NCAA Selection Sunday show. Regardless, what is most impressive concerning Whittenburg’s basketball resume is that he was a member of the North Carolina State Wolfpack team, led by the late vivacious Head Coach Jimmy Valvano, which among the most improbable odds won the 1983 NCAA National Championship. Running the floor: Get to know Duke freshman point guard Jeremy Roach, NC's top NFL performers in Week 7: Keenan Allen, Romeo Okwara, D.J. So, his parents were beside him to make his day. The Cat: A first for Mack Brown, UNC's Bacot learning from freshman mistakes, Coach K on regular season, NCAA tourney: 'We just don't know much about both'. Whittenburg emerged about a year later, as an ESPN College Basketball Analyst, who is also presently a Basketball Scout for the Utah Jazz of the NBA. Nonetheless, a 3-25 record in 2008-’09, doomed Whittenburg’s future at Fordham, as he was fired four games into the 2009-‘10 season. He was named to the ACC Basketball Championship All-Tournament Team in 1983. Get high school sports at your fingertips! Hock agreed to assist Whittenburg with his project and they approached ESPN about the film. Unfortunately, Charles would never see the documentary or gather with his teammates to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the 1983 miracle Championship. Charles died in July 2011 and is buried 10 feet away from his former coach Valvano. Criminal or Civil Court records found on Derek's Background Report Criminal or Civil Court records found on Derek's Family, Friends, Neighbors, or Classmates View Details. “I was lying on the coach one day watching the movie “Fab Five” and thought this is a great film but I think the story of the 1983 N.C. State team would be better. His wife, Jacqueline, is from Raleigh and was excited. Unfortunately, Charles would never see the documentary or gather with his teammates to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the 1983 miracle Championship. “I was lying on the coach one day watching the movie “Fab Five” and thought this is a great film but I think the story of the 1983 N.C. State team would be better. Also, on the 1983 N.C. State team was Whittenburg’s teammate from DeMatha High School, Sidney Lowe. Presently, Whittenburg adds the title of Executive Producer to his array of accomplishments, as he tells his story of the miracle run of his 1983 N.C. State team to win the NCAA Championship, in the documentary “Survive and Advance.”. , After five years at Georgia Tech, Whittenburg got a chance to become a head coach when he was hired by Wagner in 1999. “I went out and got the best guy that I could, Jonathan Hock. He returned east in 1993 to join Gale Catlett's West Virginia squad for a year, then returned to the ACC with Bobby Cremins and Georgia Tech. 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