Posted April 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
It's been nearly a week since North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell got the call saying she would join the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame, and she's still having a hard time believing it. ''I'm still like, `OK, when am I going to wake up here?''' Hatchell said Tuesday. Hatchell will be part of a class that includes Louisville men's coach Rick Pitino and former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian. That group will be inducted to the Naismith hall in Springfield, Mass., on Sept. 8. For the 61-year-old coach, it's the latest achievement in a career that includes 908 career victories, eight Atlantic Coast Conference tournament titles, three Final Fours and the 1994 NCAA title. Hatchell, who has spent 27 of her 38 seasons as a head coach at UNC, currently ranks second in all-time wins behind former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt. Already a member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame since 2004, Hatchell said during a news conference Tuesday on campus t...

It’s Official, Rick Pitino Has Been Inducted Into The Naismith Hall-of-Fame

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame introduced Louisville head coach Rick Pitino as a member of its 2013 class this morning at the Marriott Marquis hotel in downtown Atlanta. Bernard King, Guy Lewis, Gary Payton, and Jerry Tarkanian will join Pitino in the 2013 class. Pitino will receive his Hall of Fame ring in September during a ceremony at the Mohegan Sun and Resort Casino in...

Samuel Commits

The Tar Heels secured a commitment from Caleb Samuel on Wednesday evening. The 6-6, 260-pound lineman from Macon (Ga.) Stratford Academy confirmed the news to Stay tuned for more on this breaking story ...
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