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ACC Men’s Basketball Legends brunch to be held Saturday


ACC letters - full-colorThe Atlantic Coast Conference will host the annual ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Brunch on Saturday, March 15 at the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, N.C.  The signature event recognizes standouts from each of the ACC’s 15 schools who have contributed to the league’s rich tradition. The 2014 ACC Men’s Basketball Legends will also be honored during a ceremony at halftime of the first semifinal game on Saturday, March 15 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

The event will embody the true spirit of ACC Men’s Basketball and will offer attendees the opportunity to meet some of the biggest names in men’s basketball. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and will conclude with a short autograph session with the Legends.

The hosts for the brunch will be Mike Hogewood, Raycom Sports play by play announcer and host of ACC Basketball Today, and Tim Brant, the Vice President and Director of Sports for ABC 7/WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C.

The league’s website,, will highlight the class of 2014 ACC Men’s Basketball Legends.  More information can be found

ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Brunch event tickets are still available but are selling quickly. To purchase event tickets, tables or for more information please visit

Included in this year’s class are two members of the ACC’s 50th Anniversary basketball team, nine former All-Americas, seven former All-ACC selections, eight former first-round NBA Draft selections, three players who led their teams to four ACC Championships and players who led their teams to an NCAA title and one NIT Championship. Below is a complete list of this year’s Legends:


Player                                   School

Jack MaGee                           Boston College
Wayne “Tree” Rollins        Clemson
Gene Banks                           Duke
Al Thornton                          Florida State
Travis Best                           Georgia Tech
John Lucas                            Maryland
Steve Edwards                     Miami
Eric Montross                      North Carolina
Julius Hodge                         NC State
Pat Garrity                            Notre Dame
Don Hennon                         Pitt
Dave Bing                             Syracuse
Terry Holland                      Virginia
Bobby Stevens                     Virginia Tech
Sam Ivy                                 Wake Forest



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