Mar 17, 2013; Greensboro, NC, USA; The Miami Hurricanes celebrate their 87-77 victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels in the championship game of the ACC tournament at Greensboro Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

ACC announces Men’s Basketball Tournament Legends


The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) recently announced the 2014 list of the best tournament players in its history.

One of the most successful coaches in Atlantic Coast Conference history, a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, a former ACC Athlete of the Year and a former ACC Basketball Player of the Year headline the 2014 ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Class announced Wednesday by Commissioner John Swofford.

The list also includes 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.

The entire 2014 Legends class consists of former Virginia coach Terry Holland, Syracuse’s Dave Bing, NC State’s Julius Hodge, UNC’s Eric Montross, Maryland’s John Lucas, Boston College’s Jack Magee, Clemson’s Wayne “Tree” Rollins, Florida State’s Al Thornton, Miami’s Steve Edwards, Georgia Tech’s Travis Best, Notre Dame’s Pat Garrity, Virginia Tech’s Bobby Stevens, Wake Forest’s Sam Ivy, PItt’s Don Hennon and Duke’s Gene Banks.

The Legends will be honored at this year’s ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Greensboro at the annual ACC Basketball Legends Brunch, which will be held on March 15. The event will include a short autograph session with the Legends at the conclusion of the brunch. Tickets for the ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Brunch are priced at $35 each.

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