2016 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

 November 18, 2016 - Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland 


 

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The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 

Mark Aguirre, Player, DePaul University

  • AP, USBWA, UPI and Sporting News National Player of the Year (1980)
  • James Naismith Award winner (1980)
  • Two-time consensus first-team All-American (1980, 1981)
  • Led DePaul to the Final Four as a freshman in 1979.
  • Selected No. 1 in the 1981 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks.

 

Bob Boozer, Player, Kansas State University

  • Two-time consensus first-team All-American (1958, 1959)
  • Led K-State to the Final Four in 1958 and No. 1 ranking in the final regular-season poll in 1959.
  • Averaged 25.2 points per game—the second most in school history.
  • Selected No. 1 in the 1959 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals, but delayed going pro in order to compete on the gold-medal and Hall of Fame 1960 Olympic men’s basketball team.

 

Doug Collins, Player, Illinois State University

  • Averaged 29.1 points per game over the course of his three-year career.
  • Named both an All-American and Academic All-American at the finish of each of his seasons, including becoming ISU’s first consensus first-team All-American in 1973.
  • Illinois State’s first recipient of a full basketball scholarship
  • School record holder for career points (2,240)
  • Selected No. 1 in the 1973 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.

 

Hugh Durham, Coach, Florida State University, University of Georgia, Jacksonville University

  • First and only coach in NCAA Div. I history to lead two different schools to their lone Final Four appearance (Florida State, Georgia).
  • First and only coach in NCAA Div. I history to be the all-time most successful coach at three universities (Florida State, Georgia, Jacksonville).
  • Recruited and coached Florida State’s first African American basketball scholarship athlete in1966-67.
  • Coached fellow inductee Dominque Wilkins at Georgia (1979-82).
  • Came out of retirement at age 60 to help rebuild the Jacksonville program, transforming it into a conference contender.

 

Mike Montgomery, Coach, University of Montana; Stanford University; University of California, Berkeley

  • Took over a Stanford program that had been absent from the NCAA Tournament for more than 40 years and returned the Cardinal to the Tournament within three seasons.
  • Reached the NCAA Tournament 12 times at Stanford with 10-straight second-round appearances and a trip to the 1998 Final Four.
  • Naismith College Coach of the Year (2000)
  • Four-time Pac 12 Coach of the Year (1999, 2000, 2003, 2004)
  • Recorded 25 winning seasons out of 26 as a head coach at Montana, Stanford and Cal.
  • John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Lifetime Achievement Award (2004)

 

Lionel Simmons, Player, La Salle University

  • Only player in NCAA history to score more than 3,000 points and record 1,100 rebounds.
  • Scored 3,217 career points—the third most in NCAA history.
  • Naismith, Wooden, AP and NABC College Player of the Year (1990)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (1990)
  • NCAA record for most consecutive games with double-figure scoring (115).

 

Jamaal Wilkes, Player, UCLA

  • Part of the record-setting UCLA 88-game win streak (1971-74)
  • Three Final Four appearances with two national titles (1972-74)
  • Two-time consensus first-team All-American (1973, 1974)
  • Three-time first-team Academic All-American (1972, 1973, 1974)
  • Member of the 1971 UCLA 20-0 freshman team with Greg Lee and Bill Walton

 

Dominique Wilkins, Player, University of Georgia

  • Second-team All-American (NABC, UPI) and third-team All-American (AP) in 1982
  • SEC Player of the Year (1981)
  • Averaged 21.6 points per game in his three collegiate seasons (1979-82)
  • Selected No. 3 overall in the 1982 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz.
  • Coached by fellow inductee Hugh Durham at Georgia.
  • Went on to a legendary NBA career with nine All-Star selections, seven All-NBA Team selections and one NBA scoring title (1986).

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