ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Luncheon Presented by New York Life to be Held March 13

Tim Brant and Mike Hogewood to host event to honor ACC Men’s Basketball greats.

GREENSBORO, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference will host the annual ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Luncheon presented by New York Life on Friday, March 13 at the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, North Carolina. The signature event recognizes standouts who have contributed to the league's rich tradition. The 2015 ACC Men’s Basketball Legends will also be honored during a ceremony at halftime of the first semifinal game on Friday, March 13 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

The event will embody the true spirit of ACC Men’s Basketball and will offer attendees the opportunity to meet some of the biggest names in men’s basketball. The event will begin at noon and will conclude with a short autograph session with the Legends.

The hosts for the brunch will be Mike Hogewood, Raycom Sports play by play announcer and host of ACC Basketball Today, and Tim Brant, the Vice President and Director of Sports for ABC 7/WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C.

This year’s ACC Legends class includes two National Players of the Year, a Final Four MVP, six players who earned conference player of the year honors and a pair of ACC Tournament MVPs. The group combined to make seven NCAA Final Four appearances and capture 10 ACC Tournament titles. The two coaches in this year’s class own a combined 971 wins in 51 collegiate seasons. More information on this year’s Legends class can be found at theACC.com/legends.

The following ACC Legends will be honored:

School                         Legend
Boston College           Malcolm Huckaby
Clemson                      Horace Grant
Duke                            Shane Battier
Florida State               Doug Edwards
Georgia Tech              Bobby Cremins
Louisville                   Junior Bridgeman
Miami                          Darius Rice
North Carolina           Franklin “Rusty” Clark
NC State                       Vinny Del Negro
Notre Dame                Troy Murphy
Pitt                                Billy Knight
Virginia                       Donald Hand
Virginia Tech             Charlie Moir
Wake Forest               Dave Budd

2015 New York Life ACC Tournament: The 2015 New York Life ACC Tournament will be played March 10-14 in the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The tournament will begin on Tuesday and will conclude with a primetime championship game on Saturday. All 13 games will be nationally televised by ESPN and the ACC Network.  For more information on the full week of ACC festivities visit theACC.com/ACCTourney.