The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame celebrates the life and mourns the passing of legendary University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith. Smith was known for being highly respected among his coaching peers and for developing one of the most impactful coaching trees in the game of basketball.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the watch list of candidates for the 2015 Nancy Lieberman Award. Now in its fifteenth year, the award recognizes the top point guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. Candidates exhibit the floor leadership, play-making and ball-handling skills of Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame became the host of the Nancy Lieberman Award last season after the Rotary Club of Detroit managed it for several years.
Miami, Florida – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams for the first-ever Hoophall Miami Invitational, a premier college basketball showcase held in conjunction with AmericanAirlines Arena the day after Thanksgiving. The one-day doubleheader on Friday, November 27, 2015 will feature Kentucky vs. South Florida and Ohio State vs. Memphis.
Below is the 2014 Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off All-Tournament Team, which is annually released the week after the event (and voted by the Media):
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Partnership with U.S. Marine Corps for Annual Hoophall Classic
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today that the United States Marine Corps will partner with this year’s 2015 Spalding Hoophall Classic. The high school basketball tournament is in its 14th year and will feature 52 teams at Springfield College’s Blake Arena from January 15-19. Other supporting sponsors for the Hoophall Classic include Nike, MassMutual, Gatorade, Springfield College, Florence Bank, MassLive and The Republican.