Edward Lewis Pinckney was born March 27, 1963.

Pinckney is best known for leading one of the most famous Cinderella stories in NCAA tournament history. He took No. 8 seed Villanova to the 1985 national championship game and beat Patrick Ewing and the defending champion Georgetown Hoyas to win it all.

Pinckney had 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in the game and earned the tournament's Most Outstanding Player honors as a result.

After his career at Villanova, Pinckney played for seven different teams in nine NBA seasons.

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