Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: Induction and coverage roundup
Teresa Weatherspoon, Rebecca Lobo, Leta Andrews, Teresa Edwards, Gloria Ray, Chris Weller. Photo: Womenâ€™s Basketball Hall of Fame
The Womenâ€™s Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF) announced its 12th group of inductees during last seasonâ€™s WNBA All-Star game at Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. They are:
- Leta Andrews â€“ The winningest high school girlâ€™s basketball coach in the U.S.
- Teresa Edwards â€“ The most decorated Olympic athlete, with four gold medals and one bronze. Former ABL, WNBA and Georgia player.
- Rebecca Lobo â€“ Former UConn player who led the Huskies to their first national championship with an undefeated record in 1995. Former WNBA player. Currently an ESPN analyst.
- Gloria Ray â€“ The first womenâ€™s Athletic Director at the University of Tennessee. Led the drive to plan and construct the Womenâ€™s Basketball Hall of Fame
- Teresa Weatherspoon â€“ One of the original players in the WNBA. New York Liberty legend. Member of the 1988 Olympic Gold Medal team. Currently head coach at Louisiana Tech.
- Chris Weller â€“ Legendary Maryland coach. Coached for 25 seasons average nearly 20 wins per season at her alma mater.
The WBHOF held its 2010 Induction Weekend on Friday and Saturday in Knoxville.
Coverage from around the Web:
- WBHOF inducts 12th class into hall (volunteertv.com)
- Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame â€” Day 2 (Mel Greenberg)
- Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame â€” Day I (Mel Greenberg)
- Leta Andrews’ newest honor tops them all (star-telegram.com)
- Winning feeling for Andrews (knoxnews.com)
- Love and Basketball at Women’s Hall of Fame (SportsPageMagazine.com)
- Teresa Weatherspoon pays tribute to Derek Dooley during her induction speech (knoxnews.com)
- Edwards, Weatherspoon, Lobo among 2010 Women’s Basketball HOF inductees (ESPN)
- Honor brings Weatherspoon full circle (thenewsstar.com)
- Former UGA star Edwards will be inducted into Hall of Fame tonight (ajc.com)
- Rebecca Lobo in the Hall of Fame (courant.com)
- Rebecca Lobo To Enter Women’s Basketball Hall Of Fame June 12 (courant.com)
- Rebecca Lobo lived her hoop dreams (masslive.com)
- Gloria Ray: From ground floor to Fame induction (govolsxtra.com)