George Raveling, former Washington State coach, and Bob Hopkins of Grambling who coached briefly for the Sonics, are among the newest inductees...
George Raveling, former Washington State coach, and Bob Hopkins of Grambling who coached briefly for the Sonics, are among the newest inductees for the College Basketball Hall of Fame.
Raveling, 76, led the Cougars to a pair of NCAA tournament appearances and was 166-137 in 11 seasons at WSU.
He also led Iowa to two NCAA tournament appearances in three seasons and led USC to two NCAA and two NIT appearances in eight years. He retired from coaching after being seriously injured in an auto accident in 1994. He has worked as Nike’s Director of International Basketball since his retirement.
Hopkins averaged 29.8 points in his career at Grambling in the 1950s. He coached the Sonics to a 5-17 record in 1977-78 season before being fired and replaced by Lenny Wilkens.
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Longtime coaches Gene Keady and Rollie Massimino, and former U.S. congressman Tom McMillen, a star at Maryland, are also among the new class.
The class will be inducted Nov. 23 in Kansas City, Mo.,
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Compiled from sports-information departments and other sources.