Rollie Massimino named finalist for Basketball Hall of Fame
A former No. 1 overall pick out of the University of Michigan, Webber finished his career with averages of 20.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.4 blocks per game.
This year's list includes nine first-time finalists: 28-year NBA referee Hugh Evans, AP Female Athlete of the Year and ESPN analyst Rebecca Lobo, NCAA national championship coach Rollie Massimino of Villanova, two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady and two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Sidney Moncrief. The Class of 2017 will be enshrined during festivities in Springfield, Massachusetts, the birthplace of basketball, September 7-9, 2017. "To be named a finalist for the Basketball Hall of Fame is an incredible accomplishment". The school self-imposed harsh sanctions, including vacating wins and removing Final Four banners from the Fab Five era and a period of disassociation from involved players.
The 82-year-old Massimino is still coaching at NAIA school Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Two others with Philly-area ties were also finalists: Notre Dame women's coach Muffet McGraw, a St. Joseph's grad, and former Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan, a Chester native. "With the energy and everything he comes in with, it's inspiring".
One notable snub who failed to make even the group of finalists was Ben Wallace.
The inductees will be announced on April 3 and each candidate needs 18 of the 24 votes from the Honors Committee. McGrady and Webber made the cut with Warriors and Heat great Tim Hardaway and former Rockets player and coach Rudy Tomjanovich, who guided Houston to two championships.
"He bridged the gap between ownership and coaches", said New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry, who spoke about Goldberg on Saturday while wearing a bow tie - one of the signature wardrobe accessories that Goldberg donned for years.
Berdych has now reached the semi-finals in Rotterdam for a fourth time after also finishing runner-up to Stan Wawrinka in 2015. The third set saw Tsonga race into a five-game lead as he began to take control of the clash.
The fierce grappler was honored with the Frank Gotch Award by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2009. He was also a four-time NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion and a three-time NWA Television Champion.
Mr Trump , who was informed the same day, had concluded that his actions did not violate any law, according to Mr Spicer. Later, when asked by CNN's Jim Acosta to clarify the statement, the president responded, "The reporting is fake".
Pep Guardiola says he will never coach Barcelona again as pressure mounts on current boss Luis Enrique. Leganes are without a win in their past 12 matches, and they've only managed one win in their past 18.
The song is called " How Would You Feel (Paean)' and is slower than the other two songs we've heard from 'Divide ". The singer and songwriter dropped the promo track as his birthday gift to fans (he turned 26 on Friday).
At the SC plant, Boeing is building the 787-10, the largest of three models of its high-tech, carbon-fiber composite Dreamliner. Kellogg , who is serving as the acting national security adviser, traveled to SC with Trump aboard Air Force One.
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Lionel Messi scores a 90th-minute penalty as Barcelona record a 2-1 win over Leganes in Sunday night's La Liga clash at Camp Nou. Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano has returned to light training ahead of Sunday's (19 February) La Liga clash with Leganes .
It was good, really good. "Now we're giving all our support to him and his family and waiting for him to come back". The Daily Mail says Gabriel will check in to see Dr Ramon Cugat, who Pep Guardiola values as the best in the world.
In her testimony, however, she agreed on the need to reduce the regulatory burden on banks, especially small ones. Yet of more importance will be to see if economic data backs up the case for monetary tightening.
Norma McCorvey, 'Jane Roe' in Roe v. Wade, dies
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Robin Thicke & Paula Patton Custody Drama - Police Called
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AAA study finds millennial drivers worst behaved
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Danny Dyer taking 'short break' from EastEnders
The corporation was responding to a report in The Sun which suggested bosses were concerned about the actor looking "exhausted". The situation is said to be a "nightmare" for show bosses who write scripts months in advance, with Carter a central character.
U.S. antitrust obstacles seen for T-Mobile, Sprint deal
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Nintendo Switch Will Link Digital Purchases To Your Account
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Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz's $143B takeover bid
Unilever rejected the approach, Kraft Heinz said Friday in a statement issued in response to speculation that it had made a bid. A tie-up between Kraft Heinz and Unilever would bring together the fifth- and third-largest consumer food firms.
Video shows cops using stun gun on pregnant teen
The NYPD Patrol Guide advises officers not to use stun gun weapons on children, the elderly, or obviously pregnant females. Rosario then informs officers that they are hurting her, and someone says into the camera several times, "She's pregnant".
Joliet area legislators react to Rauner's budget address
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