Jim Valvano had some fun players at NC State, but his best backcourt may have been Chris Corchiani and Rodney Monroe, aka Fire and Ice.
Corchiani, a fiery point guard, was the fire of course, and Monroe, an elegant, unflappable scorer was the ice.
And they were a legitimately great backcourt. Corchiani was not hugely talented but he was tremendously intelligent. You might compare him to Georgia Tech’s Jose Alvarado, although Alvarado is arguably a bit more talented. But both guys had the same basic knack: they were great leaders who got their teammates to play at a higher level.