ACC announces 2016 Basketball Legends Class

acc basketballFourteen former standout players and a three-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year headline this year’s class of ACC Basketball Legends presented by New York Life.

The Legends will be recognized during the 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament, which will be held March 8-12 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. They will be featured at the annual ACC Legends Luncheon, which is set forFriday, March 11, beginning at noon at the Washington Marriott Marquis Hotel. They will then be introduced that evening to the Verizon Center crowd during halftime of the first semifinal game.


The 2016 ACC Legends Class

  • Jim Hooley, Forward, Boston College
  • Grayson Marshall, Guard, Clemson
  • Jason Willams, Guard, Duke
  • Rowland Garrett, Forward, Florida State
  • BJ Elder, Guard, Georgia Tech
  • Darrell Griffith, Guard, Louisville
  • John Salmons, Forward, Miami
  • James Worthy, Forward, North Carolina
  • Anthony “Spud” Webb, Guard, NC State
  • Adrian Dantley, Forward, Notre Dame
  • Charles Smith, Forward, Pitt
  • Derrick Coleman, Forward, Syracuse
  • Norman Nolan, Forward, Virginia
  • Howard Pardue, Forward, Virginia Tech
  • Dave Odom, Head Coach, Wake Forest
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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is now available at a special pre-sale discounted price of $20. The book is expected to ship by June 10, 2019, and will retail for $25.
Pre-order for $20: click here.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
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