Charlotte, NC – With over 1,800 combined career wins and 73 years of total experience coaching junior college basketball, the NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced the induction of three prominent coaches into the Hall of Fame class of 2019. Two current head coaches – Steve Eck of Hutchinson (KS) and Pat Smith of
Joining elite company, Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self has been chosen for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. A first-ballot inductee, Self began his coaching career as an graduate assistant at Kansas in 1985-86 under Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown. He then returned to his alma mater, Oklahoma State, as
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self, former Villanova (and current Keiser University) head coach Rollie Massimino, and former Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan are among fourteen finalists nominated for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Class of 2017 will be announced on Monday, April 3 at a press conference in Phoenix prior
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish On Wednesday, September 16, Davidson head coach Bob McKillop was inducted into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame. Born in Queens, N.Y., McKillop grew up on Long Island and played for Chaminade High School in Mineola. After graduating from Hofstra in 1972, he accepted a job teaching
Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari will join basketball’s fraternity of legends in August after being elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Monday at a press conference in Indianapolis. “This is going to be hard for people to understand, but I’m at a loss for words,” Calipari said.