The Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic is an Evansville Sports Corporation owned and operated event in cooperation with the University of Southern Indiana and the Ford Center. It features eight of the best NCAA Division II teams in the country in a two-day event that in 2016 had Saturday games televised on the ESPN Network. The event also features the induction of some of the legends of the game into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame. This past year, Jerry Sloan, Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe, Dr. Dick Barnett and Phil Jackson were just a few of the basketball greats that were honored.
Zelmo Beaty (Prairie View A&M), Walt Frazier (Southern Illinois), Emil Liston (Baker/NAIA), Bob Love (Southern), Coach Don Meyer (Hamline, David Lipscomb & Northern State), Coach Dave Robbins (Virginia Union), Jack Sikma (Illinois Wesleyan), Elmore Smith (Kentucky State), Jim Spivey (Southeastern Oklahoma), Rico Swanson (Bethel, IN), George Tinsley (Kentucky Wesleyan) and Al Tucker (Oklahoma Baptist).
Friday, November 3
12:00 Ferris State vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (STAC)
2:30 Indiana University – Pennsylvania (IUP) vs. Findlay
6:00 Southern Indiana vs. Augustana
8:30 Kentucky Wesleyan vs. Montevallo
Saturday, November 4
12:00 Ferris State vs. Indiana University – Pennsylvania (IUP)
2:30 Findlay vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (STAC)
6:00 Southern Indiana vs. Kentucky Wesleyan
8:30 Augustana vs. Montevallo
Stage is set for SCB Hall of Fame Classic Pat Hickey , firstname.lastname@example.org:27 p.m. CST November 18, 2016 Seven living inductees in the inaugural Small College Basketball Hall of Fame sat at Thursday’s press conference at the Holiday Inn Airport in Evansville. It was a ‘Murderer’s Row’ of former small college stars — Jerry Sloan, […]
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