Feb. 18, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the league's official website, theACC.com, will highlight the Class of 2013 ACC Men's and Women's Basketball Legends through a special series of features.
The legends series begins Monday, February 18 with Boston College's Gerry Ward and Amy LaCombe. The series will conclude on Saturday, March 2 with ACC Legend Gene Corrigan. Each day between will feature a pair of legends, by alphabetical order of school.
Each online feature will consist of a written Q&A accompanied by a video piece, provided by the ACC Digital Network. The series will provide fans with more information on the accomplishments of these basketball greats, both on and off the court. For more on the 2013 ACC Basketball Legends, see the men's release http://theacc.co/MBBLegends013113 and women's release http://theacc.co/WBBLegends013013.
The 2013 ACC Legends will be recognized during their respective ACC Basketball Tournaments. The women will be honored at the annual ACC Women's Basketball Legends Brunch, which will be held on Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m. in the Guilford Ballroom of the Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel. Later that day, they will be introduced to the Greensboro Coliseum crowd at halftime of the first semifinal game.
The men will be honored at the annual ACC Men's Basketball Legends Brunch, which will be held Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m. in the Guilford Ballroom of the Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel. Later that day, they will be introduced to the Greensboro Coliseum crowd at halftime of the first semifinal game.
To purchase tickets for the ACC Men's Basketball Legends Brunch call 336-331-3821. To purchase tickets for the ACC Women's Basketball Legends Brunch call 336-369-4671.
2013 ACC Legends Series Schedule
February 18 - Boston College's Gerry Ward and Amy LaCombe
February 19 - Clemson's Terrell McIntyre and Peggy Caple
February 20 - Duke's Trajan Langdon and Kira Orr
February 21 - Florida State's Tharon Mayes and April Traylor-Percy
February 22 - Georgia Tech's Mark Price and Danielle Donehew
February 23 - Maryland's Gary Williams and Jessie Hicks
February 24 - Miami's Mike Wittman and Robin Harmony
February 25 - North Carolina's Mike O'Koren and Kathy Crawford
February 26 - NC State's Dereck Whittenburg and Summer Erb
February 27 - Virginia's Travis Watson and Daphne Hawkins
February 28 - Virginia Tech's Ace Custis and Michelle Hollister-Houseright
March 1 - Wake Forest's Carl Tacy and Jennifer Mitchell Hoover
March 2 - ACC's Gene Corrigan