Norm Stewart to be one of 14 honored at SEC Tournament.
Birmingham, Ala. – Mizzou Basketball coaching legend and 1956 All-American Norm Stewart will be honored as a 2013 Allstate® SEC Basketball Legend at the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament, March 13-17, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
“The Allstate® SEC Basketball Legends Program allows us to honor our past and show everyone why the SEC is one of the nation’s premier basketball conferences,” said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.
In addition to Stewart, the 2013 class includes Wimp Sanderson, Alabama; Jerry Carlton, Arkansas; Ronnie Battle, Auburn; Bill Koss, Florida; Tim Bassett, Georgia; Jamal Mashburn, Kentucky; Geert Hammink, LSU; Rahim Lockhart, Ole Miss; Horatio Webster, Mississippi State; Eddie Fogler, South Carolina; Len Kosmalski, Tennessee; John Beasley, Texas A&M; Mike Rhoades, Vanderbilt.
Each SEC Basketball Legend will be recognized at halftime of his institution’s first game at the tournament.
Highlighting the schedule of events at the Sunkist Soda SEC FanFare will be appearances by selected legends. FanFare will be open Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16.
This marks the 15th year of the SEC Basketball Legends program.
Last year’s group included Jack Kubiszyn, Alabama; Nolan Richardson, Arkansas; Chris Morris, Auburn; Mike Miller, Florida; Willie Anderson, Georgia; Adrian “Odie” Smith, Kentucky; Kenny Higgs, LSU; Jack Waters, Ole Miss; Chuck Evans, Mississippi State; Henry Martin, South Carolina; Gene Tormohlen, Tennessee; Drew Maddux, Vanderbilt.