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Whittenburg was a member of the North Carolina State Wolfpack men's basketball team that won the 1983 NCAA national title. Whittenburg's off target shot/pass was grabbed by Lorenzo Charles for the game-winning dunk to defeat the University of Houston's Phi Slama Jama team. Whittenburg and Sidney Lowe were the two starting guards for NC State; they played high school basketball together at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Whittenburg was a high school All-America for Morgan Wootten at DeMatha. He was an N.C. State regular from 1980 to 1983 under Jim Valvano where he was named second team all-Atlantic Coast Conference as a junior and helped the Wolfpack to the 1983 national championship. He was a third-round draft choice for the Phoenix Suns in the 1983 NBA Draft.

In 1985, Whittenburg became an assistant coach at NC State. Over the next 15 years he was an assistant at six colleges – N.C. State,George Mason University, West Virginia University, University of Colorado,Long Beach State University, and Georgia Tech before becoming head coach at the Northeast Conference Wagner College in 1999. After coaching Wagner into the 2002 National Invitation Tournament, winning the 2002/03 NEC season title and NEC Tournament championship, he moved to head coach at Fordham University. Whittenburg was replaced at Fordham in 2009, and in 2013 returned to NC State as senior assistant to the head coach.

Whittenburg was an executive producer for "Survive and Advance,"documentary detailing NC State's 1983 title run.

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