Georgetown’s Ewing, North Carolina’s Phil Ford headline College Hall of Fame class

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Georgetown’s dominating center Patrick Ewing, Kansas legend Clyde Lovellette and North Carolina’s star guard Phil Ford headline the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2012. Joining them for enshrinement will be coaches Joe B. Hall and Dave Robbins, players Kenny Sailors, Earl Monroe and Willis Reed and contributors Jim Host and Joe Dean.

A three-time consensus first team All-America, Ewing dominated during his career at Georgetown.

The seven-foot center led Hall of Fame coach John Thompson’s team to three NCAA championship games, including a national title with an 84-75 win over Houston in New Orleans in 1984. He is the all-time leader in blocked shots (493/3.45pg), rebounds (1,316/9.2pg) and games played (143) for Georgetown.

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Bob Knight Headlines College Basketball Hall of Fame

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Two of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s greatest players – Virginia’s Ralph Sampson and North Carolina’s James Worthy, are part of the 2011 National College Basketball Hall of Fame induction class. Joining Sampson and Worthy for enshrinement will be coaches Bob “The General” Knight (for the greatest Knight exclusive interview in history go here) and Eddie Sutton, players Cazzie Russell and Chris Mullin and contributors Joe Vancisin and Eddie Einhorn.

The Class of 2011 will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Sunday, November 20, 2011, at the Midland Theatre in Kansas City as part of a three-day celebration of college basketball.  On November 21-22, Missouri, California, Georgia and Notre Dame will compete at Sprint Center in the CBE Classic.

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