Gonzaga makes first NCAA title game with win over SC
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 02, 2017,
Apr 02, 2017, 15:41
The 2017 Naismith Hall of Fame enshrinement will be September 7-9 in Springfield, Mass.
He may not be known for his days in Denver, but George McGinnis did play in the Mile High City from 1978-1980. "But when you're a broken-down basketball player at one point in my young life and football as well, I never would have had this in the back of my mind at all".
Being enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an honor only reserved for the absolute best in the sport.
Additionally, he is a four-time National Coach of the Year (2000, 2009, 2012, 2016, various publications), an eight-time Big 12 Coach of the Year, and is already a member of the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame (class of 2013).
Now, she's in the Basketball Hall of Fame. His teams have won 17 conference titles in 17 seasons. I couldnt really open it.. "And we try to do our best to respond the way we learn how to respond". He then returned to his alma mater, Oklahoma State, as an assistant coach from 1987-94 under head coaches Leonard Hamilton and Eddie Sutton.
McGraw has been Notre Dame's coach since 1987 and guided guided the Fighting Irish to the 2001 national title and seven Final Four appearances. He won or shared the Western Athletic Conference championship twice.
The run equals UCLA in the 1960s and 1970s as the longest in Division I men's college basketball.
When asked who among those closest to him was most emotional about his latest honor, Self pointed to his daughter, Lauren, whom he said welled up a little at a Friday night banquet.
One of six NCAA coaches to lead three different schools to the Elite Eight. The following two seasons with the Magic, McGrady was named to the All-NBA First Team.
The habit of finishing first established, Self was the top choice to succeed Williams after the 2003 season, when Williams took the North Carolina job.
Hall officials announced Saturday that McGrady is a member of their class of 2017, along with University of Kansas coach Bill Self, former UConn All-American Rebecca Lobo, former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause, former ABA and National Basketball Association star George McGinnis and others.