Atlantic 10 Conference Announces Inaugural Men's Basketball Legends
Jan. 15, 2013
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Atlantic 10 Conference announced Tuesday its Inaugural Men’s Basketball Legends. The 2013 class includes 16 former men’s basketball student-athletes and coaches who made an immeasurable impact on each A-10 institution and its basketball program. The late George “Skip” Prosser was recognized with the title for the Xavier men’s basketball team.
“The considerable contributions each of these gentlemen made to their institution and its basketball program played an important role in shaping the foundation of men’s basketball in the Atlantic 10,” stated A-10 Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade. “Whether it was building a program that eventually became a founding member or furthering the conference as it grew into a basketball power, each of the honorees is a part of the fabric of A-10 history and we’re thrilled to be able to honor them.”
The Men’s Basketball Legends will be honored on March 16 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. prior to the 2013 Men’s Basketball Championship semifinals. The women’s class will be announced Wednesday. Each honoree will be saluted during a celebration awards brunch in the 40/40 Club, beginning at 11 am prior to the A-10 men’s semifinal games.
The group includes 11 former players, three head coaches and two individuals that were both a player and a coach for their respective institutions. The complete Legends class is listed on the top of this page.