Gary Williams Elected to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Former Maryland men’s basketball coach Gary Williams already has a stunning list of accolades — including national champion — on his resume, and he can now add Hall of Famer.

Williams, who coached the Terrapins to an impressive 461 wins in 22 seasons, has been elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 23 in Kansas City, and will include 7 other inductees.

2014 could be a monumental year for Williams. He’s also a nominee for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Williams’ head coaching career spanned 33 years (1978-2011) with American University, Boston College, Ohio State and UMD, ending with a 668-380 record (.637), including Maryland’s only National Championship in 2002.

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